In this article I will show you how to convert 500 feet into miles. Throughout the explanation below I might also call it 500 ft to mi. They are the same thing!
How to Convert Feet to Miles
A foot is smaller than a mile. I know that a ft is smaller than a mi 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 500 feet into miles, we use a conversion factor to get the answer.
The conversion factor for ft to mi is:
Now that we know what the conversion factor is, we can easily calculate the conversion of 500 ft to mi by multiplying
0.00018939441013086 by the number of feet we have, which is 500.
So, the answer to the question "what is 500 feet in miles?" is 0.094697205065431 mi.
Feet to Miles Conversion Table
Below is a sample conversion table for ft to mi:
|Feet (ft)||Miles (mi)|
Best Conversion Unit for 500 ft
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 500 ft.
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 500 ft is fathoms and the amount is 83.333333333333 fm.