## 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 17 feet into meters we have to multiply 17 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

17 ft → L(m)

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

L(m) = 17 ft × 0.3048 m

L(m) = 5.1816 m

The final result is:

17 ft → 5.1816 m

We conclude that 17 feet is equivalent to 5.1816 meters:

17 feet = 5.1816 meters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 meter is equal to 0.1929905820596 × 17 feet.

Another way is saying that 17 feet is equal to 1 ÷ 0.1929905820596 meters.

## Approximate result

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

17 ft ≅ 5.182 m

An alternative is also that one meter is approximately zero point one nine three times seventeen 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)
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
27 feet 8.23 meters