## 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 48 centimeters into feet we have to multiply 48 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

48 cm → L(ft)

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

L(ft) = 48 cm × 0.032808398950131 ft

L(ft) = 1.5748031496063 ft

The final result is:

48 cm → 1.5748031496063 ft

We conclude that 48 centimeters is equivalent to 1.5748031496063 feet:

48 centimeters = 1.5748031496063 feet

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 foot is equal to 0.635 × 48 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 48 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.635 feet.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that forty-eight centimeters is approximately one point five seven five feet:

48 cm ≅ 1.575 ft

An alternative is also that one foot is approximately zero point six three five times forty-eight 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)
49 centimeters 1.608 feet
50 centimeters 1.64 feet
51 centimeters 1.673 feet
52 centimeters 1.706 feet
53 centimeters 1.739 feet
54 centimeters 1.772 feet
55 centimeters 1.804 feet
56 centimeters 1.837 feet
57 centimeters 1.87 feet
58 centimeters 1.903 feet