# Convert 492 cm to ft

In this article I will show you how to convert 492 centimeters into feet. Throughout the explanation below I might also call it 492 cm to ft. They are the same thing!

## How to Convert Centimeters to Feet

A centimeter is smaller than a foot. I know that a cm is smaller than a ft because of something called conversion factors.

Put very simply, a conversion factor is a number that can be used to change one set of units to another, by multiplying or dividing it. So when we need to convert 492 centimeters into feet, we use a conversion factor to get the answer.

The conversion factor for cm to ft is:

1 cm = 0.032808398950131 ft

Now that we know what the conversion factor is, we can easily calculate the conversion of 492 cm to ft by multiplying `0.032808398950131` by the number of centimeters we have, which is 492.

492 x 0.032808398950131 = 16.141732283465 ft

So, the answer to the question "what is 492 centimeters in feet?" is 16.141732283465 ft.

## Centimeters to Feet Conversion Table

Below is a sample conversion table for cm to ft:

Centimeters (cm) Feet (ft)
0.010
0.10
10.03
20.07
30.1
50.16
100.33
200.66
501.64
1003.28
100032.81

## Best Conversion Unit for 492 cm

Sometimes when you work with conversions from one unit to another, the numbers can get a little confusing. Especially when dealing with really large numbers.

I've also calculated what the best unit of measurement is for 492 cm.

To determine which unit is best, I decided to define that as being the unit of measurement which is as low as possible, without going below 1. Smaller numbers are more easily understood and can make it easier for you to understand the measurement.

The best unit of measurement I have found for 492 cm is fathoms and the amount is 2.6902887139108 fm.