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convert to centimeters (i.e. 5' 3" to 160 cm)
convert to foot, inch (i.e. 160 cm to 5' 3") 
enter length ft
in/cm

 

solution

Directions  

Convert foot, inch to centimeters

example using 5 ft 6 in
Fig. 1
  1. Click the "convert to centimeters" button.
  2. To convert foot-inch lengths into centimeters, enter feet into "ft" box and inches into "in/cm" box.  Figure 1 uses 5 foot 6 inch (5' 6") as an example.
  3. Click "convert" and the answer appears in the box below.  The solution will also be shown in the "solution" box.

Convert centimeters to foot, inch

example using 170 cm
Fig. 2
  1. Click the "convert to foot, inch" button.
  2. To convert centimeters into foot-inch lengths, enter centimeters into "in/cm" box.  Figure 2 uses 170 centimeters (cm) as an example.
  3. Click "convert" and the answer appears in the box below.  The solution will also be shown in the "solution" box.

Formulae

cm  x  0.39* = in

in

 = ft

12

in  x  2.54 = cm

Examples

If a woman is 5 foot, 3 inches (5' 3"), what is her height in centimeters?

Example displaying woman's height in centimeters and feet.  Artwork by Kakomi Tsujimoto specifically for ManuelsWeb.

(5' x 12) + 3" = 63"

63" x 2.54 = 160 cm

 

If a woman is 5 foot, 8 inches (5' 8"), what is her height in centimeters?

(5' x 12) + 8" = 68"

68" x 2.54 = 172.7 cm

If a man is 203.2 centimeters tall, what is his height in feet and inches?

203.2 cm x 0.3937008 = 80"

80

 = 6.67' 

12

.67 x 12 = 8.04 remainder

80

 = 6 ft and remainder = 8 in

12

OR

6' 8"

*Shown as 0.39 after rounding to the nearest hundredth.  Program uses 0.3937008 to convert centimeters to inches 


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