## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from centimeters to feet is 0.032808398950131, which means that 1 centimeter is equal to 0.032808398950131 feet:

1 cm = 0.032808398950131 ft

To convert 171 centimeters into feet we have to multiply 171 by the conversion factor in order to get the length amount from centimeters to feet. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 cm → 0.032808398950131 ft

171 cm → L(ft)

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

L(ft) = 171 cm × 0.032808398950131 ft

L(ft) = 5.6102362204724 ft

The final result is:

171 cm → 5.6102362204724 ft

We conclude that 171 centimeters is equivalent to 5.6102362204724 feet:

171 centimeters = 5.6102362204724 feet

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 foot is equal to 0.17824561403509 × 171 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 171 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.17824561403509 feet.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that one hundred seventy-one centimeters is approximately five point six one feet:

171 cm ≅ 5.61 ft

An alternative is also that one foot is approximately zero point one seven eight times one hundred seventy-one centimeters.

## Conversion table

### centimeters to feet chart

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

centimeters (cm) feet (ft)
172 centimeters 5.643 feet
173 centimeters 5.676 feet
174 centimeters 5.709 feet
175 centimeters 5.741 feet
176 centimeters 5.774 feet
177 centimeters 5.807 feet
178 centimeters 5.84 feet
179 centimeters 5.873 feet
180 centimeters 5.906 feet
181 centimeters 5.938 feet