## 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 feet into meters we have to multiply 16 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 ft → L(m)

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

L(m) = 16 ft × 0.3048 m

L(m) = 4.8768 m

The final result is:

16 ft → 4.8768 m

We conclude that 16 feet is equivalent to 4.8768 meters:

16 feet = 4.8768 meters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 meter is equal to 0.20505249343832 × 16 feet.

Another way is saying that 16 feet is equal to 1 ÷ 0.20505249343832 meters.

## Approximate result

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

16 ft ≅ 4.877 m

An alternative is also that one meter is approximately zero point two zero five times sixteen 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 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
23 feet 7.01 meters
24 feet 7.315 meters
25 feet 7.62 meters
26 feet 7.925 meters