# How Many Feet in a Meter | Mile | Yard | Inches | 1 meter = cm

0 How Many Feet in a Meter: Today, we will look at converting meters to feet. Both are units of length. The meter is the base unit in the International System of Units and is equal to the distance light travels in the vacuum in 1/299,792,458 seconds. A foot (plural: feet) is an imperial unit derived from the length of a human foot.

You may have noticed that I use the spelling ‘meter’. Many people have written over the years that I was misspelling the unit by adopting ‘meter’ as the default spelling in many of my converters and articles. In the UK, the term ‘meter’ is generally used to describe a device that measures the flow of electricity, gas, water, etc.

## How Many Feet in a Meter

However, when it comes to the unit, there are two spellings for the meter – the international spelling of ‘meter’ and the US spelling of ‘meter’.

### What is Meter?

`Meter is base unit for measuring length and distance under the International System of Units or SI. The abbreviation used for meters is 'm'. It is the distance light travels at a speed of 1/299 792 458 per second. This was revised in the year 2019 to reflect some changes and amendments. `

### What is Foot?

`A foot is described as a unit of length measurement under the Imperial & United States Customary System. In 1959 a foot was defined as exactly 0.3048 meters. One foot is twelve inches, and 1 yard is 3 feet. The abbreviation used for the foot is 'ft'. `
`There are 3.280839895 feet in a meter. (rounded to 9 decimal places)`
`1 meter = 3.280839895 feet `

### Conversion of Meter to Feet

One meter is equal to 3.28084 feet.

(or) one meter is similar to 3.280839895 feet.

To convert meters into feet, multiply the given meter value by 3.28084 feet.

For example, 5 meters to feet is converted as follows:

To convert 5 meters to feet, multiply five by 3.28084.

`(or) 5 meters = 5 × 3.28084 feet`
`5 meters = 16.4042 feet`
`Thus, 5 meters to feet equals approximately 16.4042 feet. `

### Meters to Feet Conversion Table

`In the chart below, feet figures are rounded to 4 decimal places, and feet and inch figures are rounded to 2 decimal places. For specific number conversions, please use the converter tool below this chart.`

### Feet to Meters Conversion Chart

Conclusion:

One meter is equal to 3.28084 feet.

So whenever you want to convert meters to feet using your calculation, multiply your number of meters by 3.28084.

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