## Feet to Inches (ft to inch) conversion calculator

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1ft = 12in

Note: You can increase or decrease the accuracy of this answer by selecting the number of significant figures required from the options above the result.

### Feet to Inches formula

**Inches** = **Feet** * 12

### 1 Feet to Inches calculation

**Inches** = **Feet** * 12

**Inches** = 1 * 12

**Inches** = 12

## How do you convert feet to inches?

Converting feet to inches is a simple process that involves multiplying the number of feet by 12. Since there are 12 inches in one foot, this conversion allows us to express a given length in a smaller unit of measurement. To convert feet to inches, you can use the following formula: inches = feet x 12.

For example, let's say we have a length of 5 feet that we want to convert to inches. By using the formula, we can calculate that 5 feet is equal to 60 inches (5 x 12 = 60). Similarly, if we have a length of 10 feet, we can convert it to inches by multiplying 10 by 12, resulting in 120 inches.

This conversion is particularly useful when dealing with smaller measurements or when working with architectural or construction plans. By converting feet to inches, we can express lengths in a more precise and detailed manner. It is important to note that this conversion only applies to the conversion of feet to inches and not to other units of measurement.

## Why would I need to convert feet to inches?

Converting feet to inches is a common task that arises in various situations. One of the primary reasons for converting feet to inches is to ensure accurate measurements in construction and home improvement projects. Many building plans and blueprints use feet as the primary unit of measurement, but when it comes to actual implementation, it is often more convenient to work with inches. By converting feet to inches, builders and contractors can ensure precise measurements and avoid any errors or miscalculations.

Another reason to convert feet to inches is for everyday measurements and comparisons. While feet are a commonly used unit of measurement, inches provide a more detailed and precise measurement. For example, when measuring the height of a person or the length of an object, inches can provide a more accurate representation. Additionally, converting feet to inches can be useful when comparing measurements from different sources or when trying to understand the scale of something in a more relatable manner.

## What is a foot?

A measurement foot, commonly referred to as a foot, is a unit of length in the imperial system of measurement. It is primarily used in the United States and a few other countries that have not adopted the metric system. The foot is defined as 12 inches, and it is a constituent of larger units such as yards, and miles.

The foot has a long history and has been used as a unit of measurement for thousands of years. It is believed to have originated from the length of a human foot, as it was a convenient and easily reproducible reference point. Over time, the foot has been standardized to ensure consistency in measurements.

In modern usage, the foot is commonly used to measure height, distance, and length in various applications. For example, it is used in construction and architecture to measure the dimensions of buildings and structures. It is also used in sports to measure the length of a field or track. While the metric system is widely used around the world, the foot remains an important unit of measurement in certain industries and regions.

## Some common Feet to Inches conversions

1 feet in inches = 12in

## What is an inch?

An inch is a length unit normally used in the United States and, occasionally, in the United Kingdom. It is defined as a twelth (1/12th) of a foot. The inch is normally subdivided into fractions of an inch such as the ½, ¼ and ⅛.

Historically, an inch was originally based on the width of a man's thumb. The inch is still commonly used in the United States for everyday measurements and worldwide for the size of TV and computer screens and clothing.

Inches are used in combination with other units of imperial measurement such as feet and yards. For example, a standard door in the United States a football field is 100 yards long or 300 feet or 3,600 inches.

## Feet to Inches table

Starting value

Increment

Accuracy

Feet

Inches

0ft

0.00000in

1ft

12.00000in

2ft

24.00000in

3ft

36.00000in

4ft

48.00000in

5ft

60.00000in

6ft

72.00000in

7ft

84.00000in

8ft

96.00000in

9ft

108.00000in

10ft

120.00000in

11ft

132.00000in

12ft

144.00000in

13ft

156.00000in

14ft

168.00000in

15ft

180.00000in

16ft

192.00000in

17ft

204.00000in

18ft

216.00000in

19ft

228.00000in

Feet

Inches

20ft

240.00000in

21ft

252.00000in

22ft

264.00000in

23ft

276.00000in

24ft

288.00000in

25ft

300.00000in

26ft

312.00000in

27ft

324.00000in

28ft

336.00000in

29ft

348.00000in

30ft

360.00000in

31ft

372.00000in

32ft

384.00000in

33ft

396.00000in

34ft

408.00000in

35ft

420.00000in

36ft

432.00000in

37ft

444.00000in

38ft

456.00000in

39ft

468.00000in

Feet

Inches

40ft

480.00000in

41ft

492.00000in

42ft

504.00000in

43ft

516.00000in

44ft

528.00000in

45ft

540.00000in

46ft

552.00000in

47ft

564.00000in

48ft

576.00000in

49ft

588.00000in

50ft

600.00000in

51ft

612.00000in

52ft

624.00000in

53ft

636.00000in

54ft

648.00000in

55ft

660.00000in

56ft

672.00000in

57ft

684.00000in

58ft

696.00000in

59ft

708.00000in

Feet

Inches

60ft

720.00000in

61ft

732.00000in

62ft

744.00000in

63ft

756.00000in

64ft

768.00000in

65ft

780.00000in

66ft

792.00000in

67ft

804.00000in

68ft

816.00000in

69ft

828.00000in

70ft

840.00000in

71ft

852.00000in

72ft

864.00000in

73ft

876.00000in

74ft

888.00000in

75ft

900.00000in

76ft

912.00000in

77ft

924.00000in

78ft

936.00000in

79ft

948.00000in