## 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 42.4 centimeters into feet we have to multiply 42.4 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

42.4 cm → L(ft)

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

L(ft) = 42.4 cm × 0.032808398950131 ft

L(ft) = 1.3910761154856 ft

The final result is:

42.4 cm → 1.3910761154856 ft

We conclude that 42.4 centimeters is equivalent to 1.3910761154856 feet:

42.4 centimeters = 1.3910761154856 feet

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 foot is equal to 0.7188679245283 × 42.4 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 42.4 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.7188679245283 feet.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that forty-two point four centimeters is approximately one point three nine one feet:

42.4 cm ≅ 1.391 ft

An alternative is also that one foot is approximately zero point seven one nine times forty-two point four 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)
43.4 centimeters 1.424 feet
44.4 centimeters 1.457 feet
45.4 centimeters 1.49 feet
46.4 centimeters 1.522 feet
47.4 centimeters 1.555 feet
48.4 centimeters 1.588 feet
49.4 centimeters 1.621 feet
50.4 centimeters 1.654 feet
51.4 centimeters 1.686 feet
52.4 centimeters 1.719 feet