Convert inches to feet

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Answer: 0.0833
inches (in)
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1 inches = 0.083 feet

Precise decimal and fraction answers

The conversion in feet rounded to six significant decimal places is 1 in = 0.0833333 ft. The precise fraction answer is 1/12 ft.

Decimal Precision

Conversion from one to ten decimal places

  • 1 in = 0.08 ft
  • 1 in = 0.083 ft
  • 1 in = 0.0833 ft
  • 1 in = 0.08333 ft
  • 1 in = 0.083333 ft
  • 1 in = 0.0833333 ft
  • 1 in = 0.08333333 ft
  • 1 in = 0.083333333 ft
  • 1 in = 0.0833333333 ft
  • 1 in = 0.08333333333 ft

Answer in feet and inches

1 in equals 1 in using feet, inches and fractional inches instead of decimals as is traditional in the imperial system. This calculation is accurate to the nearest 1/64th of an inch.

How many feet are in an inch?

There are 0.083 feet in one inch. An inch is 8.33% of a foot. A foot is 1,100% longer than one inch.

Inches to feet conversion factor and formulas

Formula

The conversion factor between inches and feet is 12. This represents the ratio of inches per one foot. To calculate the value in feet, we can either divide by the conversion factor or multiply by its inverse.

Division

To convert from inches to feet, divide inches by 12.
The formula is expressed as:
in ÷ 12 = ft

Multiplication

Alternatively we can multiply by the inverse conversion factor to get the same result.
The inverse of 12 is 1/12 or 0.083. To convert from inches to feet, multiply inches by 0.083.
The formula is expressed as:
in × 0.083 = ft

About this conversion

When converting from from inches to feet, both units are within the US Customary / UK Imperial system and conversion factors are governed by standards set by the controlling body.

About Inches

Customary/Imperial Unit

The inch is a length measurement within US Customary and British Imperial units of measure. It is officially defined as 25.4 millimeters. Twelve inches equal one foot and thirty six inches equal a yard in the US/Imperial systems. The abbreviation for inches is either in or " as in 12". When measuring in inches, it is common to subdivide the inch into fractional portions like a half-inch, quarter-inch, eighth of an inch etc. instead of using decimals. Inches are frequently used in the building construction trades in the US and Canada. Internationally, inches are a common measurement of tire size and display screen sizes. Historically the inch is derived from the width of an adult thumb.

About Feet

Customary/Imperial Unit

The foot is a length unit of measure within the US Customary and UK Imperial systems. It is commonly abbreviated as ft or using the ' symbol. The official definition of the foot is 0.3048 meters. Within the Imperial system, the foot is equal to 12 inches or 1/3 of a yard. The foot is very widely used within the United States in situations where nearly the rest of the world would measure in meters. Globally, the foot is used by the aviation community as the standard measurement of flight altitude eg. 35,000 feet.

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1 inches to other length units

Metric

  • 1 in = 2.54×10-5 km
  • 1 in = 0.025 m
  • 1 in = 0.254 dm
  • 1 in = 2.54 cm
  • 1 in = 25.4 mm
  • 1 in = 25,400 µ
  • 1 in = 2.54×107 nm

Imperial/U.S.

  • 1 in = 1.578×10-5 mi
  • 1 in = 0.028 yd
  • 1 in = 0.083 ft
  • 1 in = 1 in

References and Citations

  1. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) General Tables of Units of Measurement

Inches to feet conversion table

in ft
1 in 0.083 ft
2 in 0.167 ft
3 in 0.25 ft
4 in 0.333 ft
5 in 0.417 ft
6 in 0.5 ft
7 in 0.583 ft
8 in 0.667 ft
9 in 0.75 ft
10 in 0.833 ft
in ft
20 in 1.667 ft
30 in 2.5 ft
40 in 3.333 ft
50 in 4.167 ft
60 in 5 ft
70 in 5.833 ft
80 in 6.667 ft
90 in 7.5 ft
100 in 8.333 ft
1,000 in 83.333 ft

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