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Converting Centimeters to Feet and Inches

Converting measurements from centimeters to feet and inches is a common need when dealing with different measurement systems. While the metric system uses centimeters, the imperial system utilizes feet and inches for length measurements.

To convert from centimeters to feet and inches, the following conversions can be applied:

  • 1 foot equals 12 inches.
  • 1 inch equals approximately 2.54 centimeters.

To convert centimeters to feet and inches:

  1. Divide the length in centimeters by 2.54 to convert it to inches.
  2. Divide the total inches by 12 to get the equivalent in feet and the remaining inches.

For instance, a length of 150 centimeters would be approximately 4 feet and 11 inches. Here’s how the conversion works:

  • 150 cm ÷ 2.54 = 59.06 inches
  • 59.06 inches ÷ 12 = 4 feet with a remainder of 11.06 inches

Usually, the remaining inches are rounded to the nearest whole number to provide a more practical representation of the measurement in feet and inches.