Unit Converter

Conversion formula

The conversion factor from feet to meters is 0.3048, which means that 1 foot is equal to 0.3048 meters:

1 ft = 0.3048 m

To convert 12 feet into meters we have to multiply 12 by the conversion factor in order to get the length amount from feet to meters. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 ft → 0.3048 m

12 ft → L(m)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the length L in meters:

L(m) = 12 ft × 0.3048 m

L(m) = 3.6576 m

The final result is:

12 ft → 3.6576 m

We conclude that 12 feet is equivalent to 3.6576 meters:

12 feet = 3.6576 meters

12 feet is equal to 3.658 meters

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 meter is equal to 0.27340332458443 × 12 feet.

Another way is saying that 12 feet is equal to 1 ÷ 0.27340332458443 meters.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that twelve feet is approximately three point six five eight meters:

12 ft ≅ 3.658 m

An alternative is also that one meter is approximately zero point two seven three times twelve feet.

Conversion table

feet to meters chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from feet to meters

feet (ft) meters (m)
13 feet 3.962 meters
14 feet 4.267 meters
15 feet 4.572 meters
16 feet 4.877 meters
17 feet 5.182 meters
18 feet 5.486 meters
19 feet 5.791 meters
20 feet 6.096 meters
21 feet 6.401 meters
22 feet 6.706 meters