Conversion formula

The conversion factor from feet to miles is 0.00018939393939394, which means that 1 foot is equal to 0.00018939393939394 miles:

1 ft = 0.00018939393939394 mi

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

1 ft → 0.00018939393939394 mi

42 ft → L(mi)

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

L(mi) = 42 ft × 0.00018939393939394 mi

L(mi) = 0.0079545454545455 mi

The final result is:

42 ft → 0.0079545454545455 mi

We conclude that 42 feet is equivalent to 0.0079545454545455 miles:

42 feet = 0.0079545454545455 miles

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 mile is equal to 125.71428571429 × 42 feet.

Another way is saying that 42 feet is equal to 1 ÷ 125.71428571429 miles.

Approximate result

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

42 ft ≅ 0.008 mi

An alternative is also that one mile is approximately one hundred twenty-five point seven one four times forty-two feet.

Conversion table

feet to miles chart

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

feet (ft) miles (mi)
43 feet 0.008 miles
44 feet 0.008 miles
45 feet 0.009 miles
46 feet 0.009 miles
47 feet 0.009 miles
48 feet 0.009 miles
49 feet 0.009 miles
50 feet 0.009 miles
51 feet 0.01 miles
52 feet 0.01 miles