Put it all together using the original integer for the feet and the decimal count rounded like an inch. For example, to find out what the height of 170 cm is in feet and inches, follow these steps. There are 30.48 cm in 1 foot. To convert centimeters to feet, divide your number of cm by 30.48. To convert the foot to centimeters, multiply your number of feet by 30.48. 6 feet equals 182.88 cm. There is 30.48 cm in one foot, so we can multiply 6 by 30.48 to get our answer of 182.88. Feet are usually used with thumbs and not in decimal form. To convert the cm to foot and inches, you need to take a few extra steps. Note that we also have other popular length and height converters available that sit next to our cm-to-foot tool and help you calculate different height and length measurements. You can convert from meters to feet and inches here and from feet to inches here.
Start with the cm to foot conversion above to get the resulting decimal number first. The number to the left of the comma is the entire foot. 180 cm equals 5 feet and 11 inches, rounded to the nearest inch. There are 30.48 cm in one foot. As above, divide the measurement in centimeters by 30.48 to get the foot as a decimal number. Take the number to the right of the decimal point and multiply it by 12, because there are 12 inches in one foot. Round it to the nearest integer; in this case, 6.929136 may be rounded to 7. Then round this result to the nearest integer to get the number of inches. Use our fractional inch calculator to convert decimals to fractional inches if necessary. .