 # Feet in a Meter Conversion (ft to m) 1 Feet to Meter

Numerical unit of feet is a measurement used in many countries including the USA and UK to show how long or high an object or person is.

Many of us casually describe a height or distance by saying, for example 8 feet away from the wall or my father is 6.2 feet. Some instructions, guidelines and regulations are given in meters and it’s good to know feet to meters measurement as wells as meters to feet conversion.

## How to convert feet to meters

First identify the length of one feet.

1 feet is = 0.3048 meters

or 1ft = 0.3048 m

1 feet to meter = 0.3048 meters

h (m) = h (ft) x 0.3048      (Meaning the height in meters (m) is equal to the height in feet (ft)).

1m / 0.3048 = 3.280839895.    (Divide the amount of meters 1 by numerical value of feet).

or ft to m divide 1 meter by 0.3048.

How many feet are in a meter: There’s 3.280839895 ft in 1 meter.

Formula to convert feet (ft) to meters (m)

m = feet / 3.280839895

## Ft to m conversion examples

Example length of a floor

Convert 30 feet to meters

1 feet is 0.3048

Multiply 30 ft by 0.3048 for meters

30 ft x 0.3048 = 9.144

There are 9.144 meters in 30 feet (ft).

Example height of a wall

Convert 15 feet to meters

1 feet is 0.3048

Multiply 15 ft by 0.3048 for meters

15 ft x 0.3048 = 4.572

There are 4.572 (m) meters in 30 feet (ft).

Garden path length

Convert 50 feet to meters

1 feet is 0.3048

Multiply 50 ft by 0.3048 for m

50 ft x 0.3048 m = 15.24

There are 15.24 m in 50 feet ft.