What Is a Conversion Chart for Meters to Feet?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 25, 2020 9:02:17 AM ET
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A conversion chart that translates meters to feet is a chart that relates two different types of length units: meters (SI units) and feet (Imperial units). This type of conversion chart is convenient because no manual mathematical calculations are necessary for these conversions.

The conversion factor to convert between meters to feet is 1.0 meter equals 3.281 feet. To convert one length unit to another, it is necessary to either multiply or divide by the given conversion factor. For example, to convert 5 meters to feet, one must multiply 5 meters by 3.281 feet, which results in 16.404 feet. However, with a meter-to-feet conversion chart, this calculation is unnecessary.