Feet to Inches
Feet to inches conversion is done by multiplying the given value (in feet) by 12, as 1 foot is equal to 12 inches. It is important to learn how to convert feet to inches (ft to in) to compare or to perform arithmetic operations on the lengths given in different units. Let us learn more about it in this article.
1.  Feet to Inches Formula 
2.  How to Convert Feet to Inches? 
3.  Feet to Inches Chart 
4.  FAQs on Feet to Inches 
Feet to Inches Formula
The formula to convert feet to inches (ft to in formula) is used when the given quantity is in feet and we have to convert it to inches. Here, it is important to note that when we talk about a single unit, we use 'foot' and the plural of 'foot' is 'feet'. The feet to inches formula is given below:
Value (in inches) = 12 × Value (in feet)
Given below is the relation between feet and inches showing that 1 foot is equal to 12 inches and 1 inch is equal to 1/12 foot or 0.08333 foot.
On a ruler, the measurement of 1 foot is the same as 12 inches, as shown in the above image.
How to Convert Feet to Inches?
To convert feet to inches (ft to in), follow the steps given below:
 Step 1: Multiply the given value by 12.
 Step 2: Write the final answer in "inches".
For example, let us convert 5 feet in inches. To convert 5 feet to inches, we need to multiply it by 12. So, 5 × 12 = 60 inches. Therefore, 5 feet is equal to 60 inches.
Square Feet to Inches
There are 144 square inches in 1 square foot. So, to convert square feet to inches, we multiply the given value (in square feet) by 144. 'Square units' is used with the area of twodimensional figures. So, while working on the area of 2D shapes, if we need to convert the value from square feet to inches, then we can apply this formula. This formula is based on the feet to inches conversion only. As per the feet to inches formula, we have, 1 foot = 12 inches. By squaring both sides, we get, (1 foot)^{2} = (12 inches)^{2}.
⇒ 1 square foot = 144 square inches
Let us take an example. Convert 9 square feet in inches. To do that, we need to multiply 9 by 144. This implies, 9 × 144 = 1296 square inches. Therefore, there are 1296 square inches in 9 square feet.
Cubic Feet to Inches
There are 1728 cubic inches in 1 cubic foot. So, to convert cubic feet to inches, we multiply the given value (in cubic feet) by 1728. 'Cubic units' is used with the volume of threedimensional figures. So, while working on the volume of 3D shapes, if we need to convert the value from cubic feet to inches, then we can apply this formula. Let us see its small derivation. As per the feet to inches formula, we have, 1 foot = 12 inches. By taking 3 as the exponent on both sides, we get, (1 foot)^{3} = (12 inches)^{3}.
⇒ 1 cubic foot = 1728 cubic inches
Let us take an example. Convert 5 cubic feet in inches. To do that, we need to multiply 5 by 1728. This implies, 5 × 1728 = 8640 cubic inches. Therefore, there are 8640 cubic inches in 5 cubic feet.
Feet to Inches Chart
Below is the feet to inches chart given for your reference. It will help you to get the values of some commonly used values in feet to inches. Have a look!
Feet  Feet in Inches (ft to in) 

1 ft  12 inches 
2 ft  24 inches 
3 ft  36 inches 
4 ft  48 inches 
5 ft  60 inches 
6 ft  72 inches 
7 ft  84 inches 
8 ft  96 inches 
9 ft  108 inches 
10 ft  120 inches 
It is as simple as remembering the table of 12, isn't it? Now, let us look at some important tips and tricks for feet to inches conversion.
Tips and Tricks:
 'Foot' is used for a single unit, say 1 foot. The plural of foot is 'feet' which is used for more than 1 unit, say 2 feet, 5 feet, etc.
 We never use 'feets', as feet is itself a plural word.
 1 foot = 12 inches.
 1 square foot = 144 square inches.
 1 cubic foot = 1728 cubic inches.
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Feet to Inches Conversion Examples

Example 1: Sam has a container with a volume of 6 cubic feet. Help him convert this value into cubic inches.
Solution: To convert 6 cubic feet to inches, we need to multiply it by 1728, as there are 1728 cubic inches in 1 cubic foot.
If, 1 cubic foot = 1728 cubic inches
then, 6 cubic foot = 6 × 1728 = 10368 cubic inches.
Therefore, the volume of the container in cubic inches is 10368 inches^{3}.

Example 2: What is the value of 5 feet 3 inches in inches?
Solution: To convert feet and inches to inches, we just have to find the value of feet in inches, and then we add the remaining quantity given in inches to it. So, 5 feet = 5 × 12 inches = 60 inches. Therefore, 5 feet 3 inches = (60 + 3) inches = 63 inches.

Example 3: Convert 1.7 feet to inches.
Solution: To convert 1.7 feet in inches, we multiply it by 12.
⇒ 1.7 feet = 1.7 × 12 = 20.4 inches
Therefore, 1.7 feet is equal to 20.4 inches.
FAQs on Converting Feet to Inches
What is Feet to Inches?
Feet to inches conversion is defined as converting a given quantity from feet to inches. They are both units of measuring length as per the Imperial system of measurement. To convert feet to inches (ft. to in.), multiply the given value by 12 followed by using "inches" with it.
What is the Formula to Convert Feet to Inches?
The formula to convert feet to inches is given below:
Value (in inches) = 12 × Value (in feet)
If we substitute the value (in feet) in this formula, we can easily get the value in inches. For example, 4 feet in inches = 12 × 4 = 48 inches.
How to Convert Cubic Feet to Inches?
Converting cubic feet to inches is done by multiplying the given value by 1728, as 1 cubic foot is equal to 1728 cubic inches. For example, 2 cubic feet = 2 × 1728 = 3456 cubic inches.
How many Feet to Inches?
There are 12 inches in 1 foot. Or, we can say that in 1 inch there are 1/12 feet or 0.08333 feet.
What is Square Feet to Inches?
Converting square feet to inches is done by multiplying the given value by 144, as 1 square foot is equal to 144 square inches. For example, 3 square feet = 3 × 144 = 432 square inches.
How to Convert Feet to Inches to Centimeters?
The relation between feet, inches, and centimeters is clearly represented through the formulas below:
 1 foot = 12 inches
 1 inch = 2.54 cm
 1 foot = 30.48 cm
By using these conversion units, we can easily convert feet to inches to centimeters.
How to Convert Feet to Inches?
Converting feet to inches is done by multiplying the given value by 12, as 1 foot is equal to 12 inches. So, by using the unitary method, we can say that 2 feet = 24 inches, 3 feet = 36 inches, 4 feet = 48 inches, and so on.
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