## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from cubic feet to cubic meters is 0.0283168467117, which means that 1 cubic foot is equal to 0.0283168467117 cubic meters:

1 ft3 = 0.0283168467117 m3

To convert 42 cubic feet into cubic meters we have to multiply 42 by the conversion factor in order to get the volume amount from cubic feet to cubic meters. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 ft3 → 0.0283168467117 m3

42 ft3 → V(m3)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the volume V in cubic meters:

V(m3) = 42 ft3 × 0.0283168467117 m3

V(m3) = 1.1893075618914 m3

The final result is:

42 ft3 → 1.1893075618914 m3

We conclude that 42 cubic feet is equivalent to 1.1893075618914 cubic meters:

42 cubic feet = 1.1893075618914 cubic meters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 cubic meter is equal to 0.84082539457637 × 42 cubic feet.

Another way is saying that 42 cubic feet is equal to 1 ÷ 0.84082539457637 cubic meters.

## Approximate result

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

42 ft3 ≅ 1.189 m3

An alternative is also that one cubic meter is approximately zero point eight four one times forty-two cubic feet.

## Conversion table

### cubic feet to cubic meters chart

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

cubic feet (ft3) cubic meters (m3)
43 cubic feet 1.218 cubic meters
44 cubic feet 1.246 cubic meters
45 cubic feet 1.274 cubic meters
46 cubic feet 1.303 cubic meters
47 cubic feet 1.331 cubic meters
48 cubic feet 1.359 cubic meters
49 cubic feet 1.388 cubic meters
50 cubic feet 1.416 cubic meters
51 cubic feet 1.444 cubic meters
52 cubic feet 1.472 cubic meters