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 16.8 feet into meters we have to multiply 16.8 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

16.8 ft → L(m)

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

L(m) = 16.8 ft × 0.3048 m

L(m) = 5.12064 m

The final result is:

16.8 ft → 5.12064 m

We conclude that 16.8 feet is equivalent to 5.12064 meters:

16.8 feet = 5.12064 meters

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 meter is equal to 0.19528808898888 × 16.8 feet.

Another way is saying that 16.8 feet is equal to 1 ÷ 0.19528808898888 meters.

Approximate result

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

16.8 ft ≅ 5.121 m

An alternative is also that one meter is approximately zero point one nine five times sixteen point eight 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)
17.8 feet 5.425 meters
18.8 feet 5.73 meters
19.8 feet 6.035 meters
20.8 feet 6.34 meters
21.8 feet 6.645 meters
22.8 feet 6.949 meters
23.8 feet 7.254 meters
24.8 feet 7.559 meters
25.8 feet 7.864 meters
26.8 feet 8.169 meters