In this article I will show you how to convert 55 feet into centimeters. Throughout the explanation below I might also call it 55 ft to cm. They are the same thing!
How to Convert Feet to Centimeters
A foot is greater than a centimeter. I know that a ft is greater than a cm 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 55 feet into centimeters, we use a conversion factor to get the answer.
The conversion factor for ft to cm is:
Now that we know what the conversion factor is, we can easily calculate the conversion of 55 ft to cm by multiplying
30.48 by the number of feet we have, which is 55.
So, the answer to the question "what is 55 feet in centimeters?" is 1676.4 cm.
Feet to Centimeters Conversion Table
Below is a sample conversion table for ft to cm:
|Feet (ft)||Centimeters (cm)|
Best Conversion Unit for 55 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 55 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 55 ft is fathoms and the amount is 9.1666666666667 fm.