## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from feet to inches is 12, which means that 1 foot is equal to 12 inches:

1 ft = 12 in

To convert 3 feet into inches we have to multiply 3 by the conversion factor in order to get the length amount from feet to inches. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 ft → 12 in

3 ft → L(in)

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

L(in) = 3 ft × 12 in

L(in) = 36 in

The final result is:

3 ft → 36 in

We conclude that 3 feet is equivalent to 36 inches:

3 feet = 36 inches

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 inch is equal to 0.027777777777778 × 3 feet.

Another way is saying that 3 feet is equal to 1 ÷ 0.027777777777778 inches.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that three feet is approximately thirty-six inches:

3 ft ≅ 36 in

An alternative is also that one inch is approximately zero point zero two eight times three feet.

## Conversion table

### feet to inches chart

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

feet (ft) inches (in)
4 feet 48 inches
5 feet 60 inches
6 feet 72 inches
7 feet 84 inches
8 feet 96 inches
9 feet 108 inches
10 feet 120 inches
11 feet 132 inches
12 feet 144 inches
13 feet 156 inches