## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from inches to meters is 0.0254, which means that 1 inch is equal to 0.0254 meters:

1 in = 0.0254 m

To convert 48 inches into meters we have to multiply 48 by the conversion factor in order to get the length amount from inches to meters. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 in → 0.0254 m

48 in → L(m)

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

L(m) = 48 in × 0.0254 m

L(m) = 1.2192 m

The final result is:

48 in → 1.2192 m

We conclude that 48 inches is equivalent to 1.2192 meters:

48 inches = 1.2192 meters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 meter is equal to 0.82020997375328 × 48 inches.

Another way is saying that 48 inches is equal to 1 ÷ 0.82020997375328 meters.

## Approximate result

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

48 in ≅ 1.219 m

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

## Conversion table

### inches to meters chart

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

inches (in) meters (m)
49 inches 1.245 meters
50 inches 1.27 meters
51 inches 1.295 meters
52 inches 1.321 meters
53 inches 1.346 meters
54 inches 1.372 meters
55 inches 1.397 meters
56 inches 1.422 meters
57 inches 1.448 meters
58 inches 1.473 meters