What Is the Formula for Converting Inches to Feet?

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The formula to convert inches to feet is (inches) / 12 = (feet). For instance, to convert 6 inches to a measurement in feet, the formula would be 6 / 12 = 0.5 feet.

Different units of measurement are used in everyday and scientific life. These units of measurement may also vary in different locales. The English or imperial system, with inches and feet as primary linear measurements, is preferred in the United States. Most of the rest of the world relies on the metric system of measurements, which includes meters and centimeters. The scientific community also primarily uses the metric system.