# Convert 868 ft to ft-us

In this article I will show you how to convert 868 feet into us survey feet. Throughout the explanation below I might also call it 868 ft to ft-us. They are the same thing!

## How to Convert Feet to Us survey feet

A foot is smaller than a us survey foot. I know that a ft is smaller than a ft-us 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 868 feet into us survey feet, we use a conversion factor to get the answer.

The conversion factor for ft to ft-us is:

1 ft = 0.999998 ft-us

Now that we know what the conversion factor is, we can easily calculate the conversion of 868 ft to ft-us by multiplying `0.999998` by the number of feet we have, which is 868.

868 x 0.999998 = 867.998264 ft-us

So, the answer to the question "what is 868 feet in us survey feet?" is 867.998264 ft-us.

## Feet to Us survey feet Conversion Table

Below is a sample conversion table for ft to ft-us:

Feet (ft) Us survey feet (ft-us)
0.010.01
0.10.1
11
22
33
55
1010
2020
5050
100100
10001000

## Best Conversion Unit for 868 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 868 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 868 ft is fathoms and the amount is 144.66666666667 fm.