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How many feet in 1 smoot? The answer is 5.5833333333333.
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The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 3.2808398950131 feet, or 0.58761311552474 smoot.
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›› Quick conversion chart of feet to smoot

1 feet to smoot = 0.1791 smoot

5 feet to smoot = 0.89552 smoot

10 feet to smoot = 1.79104 smoot

20 feet to smoot = 3.58209 smoot

30 feet to smoot = 5.37313 smoot

40 feet to smoot = 7.16418 smoot

50 feet to smoot = 8.95522 smoot

75 feet to smoot = 13.43284 smoot

100 feet to smoot = 17.91045 smoot


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›› 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.


›› Definition: Smoot

A smoot is a unit of distance (or "length", as physical scientists say) used for measuring the Harvard Bridge. It is named after an MIT fraternity pledge at Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity, Oliver R. Smoot (class of 1962). In October of 1958, fellow students helped Mr. Smoot measure the length of the bridge by placing him end to end and marking the increments. Oliver was a top student at MIT and went on to run NIST, the National Institute of Standards and Technology. The smoot is equal to his height (five feet and seven inches -- 1.70 m), and the bridge's length was measured to be "364.4 smoots plus one ear".


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