When converted, 5 feet, 2 inches measures 1.57 meters. This value is also equivalent to 5.17 feet or 62 inches. One foot equals 0.3048 meter.
The process of converting 5 feet, 2 inches to meters is done in two steps. First, the 5 feet are converted to meters. One meter is equal to 3.28 feet, so divide 5 by 3.28. The result is 1.52 meters. Do the same thing with the inches. One meter is equal to 39.37 inches, so 2 inches is converted to meters by dividing it by 39.37. The result is 0.05 meter. Add 1.52 meters to 0.05 meter, and you arrive at the final value of 1.57 meters.