›› Convert centimetre to foot


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How many cm in 1 ft? The answer is 30.48.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 100 cm, or 3.2808398950131 ft.
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›› Quick conversion chart of cm to ft

1 cm to ft = 0.03281 ft

10 cm to ft = 0.32808 ft

20 cm to ft = 0.65617 ft

30 cm to ft = 0.98425 ft

40 cm to ft = 1.31234 ft

50 cm to ft = 1.64042 ft

100 cm to ft = 3.28084 ft

200 cm to ft = 6.56168 ft

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›› Definition: Centimeter

A centimetre (American spelling centimeter, symbol cm) is a unit of length that is equal to one hundreth of a metre, the current SI base unit of length. A centimetre is part of a metric system. It is the base unit in the centimetre-gram-second system of units. A corresponding unit of area is the square centimetre. A corresponding unit of volume is the cubic centimetre.

The centimetre is a now a non-standard factor, in that factors of 103 are often preferred. However, it is practical unit of length for many everyday measurements. A centimetre is approximately the width of the fingernail of an adult person.

›› Definition: Foot

A foot (plural: feet) is a non-SI unit of distance or length, measuring around a third of a metre. There are twelve inches in one foot and three feet in one yard.

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