Inches and feet are the terms that we are so accustomed to use that we sometimes forget the significance of these terms. Before we differentiate between the two and see how we convert inches to feet, let us look at them separately so that we understand these terms.
Inch or “in” is a unit of length. Inch is sometimes used to convert similar units into measuring system. It can be said to be equivalent to the width of the thumb of an average adult.
Inch is also denoted by double prime (“). The word inch is borrowed from a Latin word “uncial”, meaning one twelfth. The exact measurement of a length of an inch have varied in the past, but since the 1950s it has been defined as 2.54millimetre
Inches are used widely. Some of the uses include measuring your TV screen or measuring your clothing.
- One inch = 1
- One half of an inch = 1/2
- One third of an inch = 1/3
- One quarter of an inch = 1/4
- One eighth of an inch = 1/8
- One sixteenth of an inch = 1/16
1 inch = 0.25 hand
1 inch =1\12 th feet
1 inch =1\36 yards
A foot is technically defined as 0.3048 meters exactly. Foot can also be written as “ft” or by using a prime symbol (‘) .
One foot contains about 12 inches or 30.48 cm. this unit of measurement is known as foot because it was originally based on the length of a foot, The foot was used in many systems including that of Greek, Roman, English, Chinese and French before it was standardized as a unit of measurement. Earlier the exact length of the foot differed because of difference in anatomy of each person. It was between 250mm and 335 mm in the past as that compared to that of the above measurement.
Foot/feet is usually used to measure height or shorter distances. Also it is widely used to measure altitude or elevation like that of a mountain.
- 1 foot= 12 inches
- 1 foot = 1/3 yard
- 1 foot =30.48 cm
How many inches are there in one feet.
1 inch = 0.83 ft
Conversion from Inches to feet table
Convert 15 inches into feet
15 inches = 15 × 0.83 ft
= 12.45 ft
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