The equivalent of 186 centimeters is 6.1 feet, or 73.22 inches. The number of feet can be determined first by multiplying the 186 centimeters by 0.39. This calculation finds the number of inches. The number of inches can be converted to feet by dividing by 12 inches per foot.
Centimeters are units of length in the metric system, which is used throughout most of the world and in most scientific contexts. Feet and inches are units of length in the imperial system of measurement, which is used officially in the United States and Canada and unofficially in much of the United Kingdom.