Converting feet to meters is performed with multiplication. Many countries commonly use metrics as their conversions. There may be times when a length needs to be converted from feet to meters. The formula for converting feet to meters will always remain the same.
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Write the length to be converted. For example, to convert five feet to meters, write down the number "5."
Multiply that number 5 by 0.3048. This decimal number in meters, 0.3048, is equal to one foot.
Write 1.524 meters as the product. Now you have manually converted five feet to 1.524 meters.
Tips and warnings
- It may be easier and faster to use a calculator to perform conversions of higher numbers.
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