# Convert Feet to Meters

Please provide values below to convert foot [ft] to meter [m], or *vice versa*.

**Definition: Foot**

Foot (symbol: ft) is a length unit in the imperial and US customary systems of measurement. Since 1959, a foot was defined to be equivalent to 0.3048 meters exactly in 1959. A foot contains 12 inches and three feet is one yard.

**Definition: Meter**

Meter, or metre (symbol: m), is the base length unit in the SI (International System of Units). The meter is defined as the distance travelled by light in 1/299,792,458 second. The meter was originally defined in 1793 as one ten-millionth of the distance from the equator to the North Pole. In 1889, it was redefined in terms of a prototype meter bar. In 1960, the meter was redefined in terms of a certain number of wavelengths of a certain emission line of krypton-86. In 1983, the current definition was adopted.

### Foot to Meter Conversion Table

Foot [ft] | Meter [m] |
---|---|

0.01 ft | 0.003048 m |

0.1 ft | 0.03048 m |

1 ft | 0.3048 m |

2 ft | 0.6096 m |

3 ft | 0.9144 m |

5 ft | 1.524 m |

10 ft | 3.048 m |

20 ft | 6.096 m |

50 ft | 15.24 m |

100 ft | 30.48 m |

1000 ft | 304.8 m |

### How to Convert Foot to Meter

1 ft = 0.3048 m

1 m = 3.2808398950131 ft

**Example:** convert 15 ft to m:

15 ft = 15 × 0.3048 m = 4.572 m