I need to know how many feet are in a meter.
How many feet make a meter
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1 meter = 3.28 ft
Hi Barb, it ain't no thang chicken wang... ahem well you have to know some standard conversion factors
12in = 1ft
1 ft = 0.3048m
Always check your unit of measurements when dealing with conversions, it will help you out in the future as well.
This is a conversion factor for which you do further calculations such as "how many feet are in 12.4 meters?". The previous two answers have the correct conversion factor.
It can be utilized as 1meter/3.28084 feet or 3.28084 feet/1 meter and set up such that you place the unit you desire in your answer as the numerator and the one you wish to cancel out (or convert from) in the denominator.
This is not a calculation you should have to compute because feet is in the US customary system of measurement and meter is is described in the metric system. This number should usually be given to you to complete your calculations in chemistry unless your instructor has said otherwise.
1 meter= 3.28084 feet
Also, remember to give some attention to significant digits.
3.28084 feet to 1 meter