## 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 172 feet into meters we have to multiply 172 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

172 ft → L(m)

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

L(m) = 172 ft × 0.3048 m

L(m) = 52.4256 m

The final result is:

172 ft → 52.4256 m

We conclude that 172 feet is equivalent to 52.4256 meters:

172 feet = 52.4256 meters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 meter is equal to 0.019074650552402 × 172 feet.

Another way is saying that 172 feet is equal to 1 ÷ 0.019074650552402 meters.

## Approximate result

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

172 ft ≅ 52.426 m

An alternative is also that one meter is approximately zero point zero one nine times one hundred seventy-two 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)
173 feet 52.73 meters
174 feet 53.035 meters
175 feet 53.34 meters
176 feet 53.645 meters
177 feet 53.95 meters
178 feet 54.254 meters
179 feet 54.559 meters
180 feet 54.864 meters
181 feet 55.169 meters
182 feet 55.474 meters