## 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 49.4 centimeters into feet we have to multiply 49.4 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

49.4 cm → L(ft)

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

L(ft) = 49.4 cm × 0.032808398950131 ft

L(ft) = 1.6207349081365 ft

The final result is:

49.4 cm → 1.6207349081365 ft

We conclude that 49.4 centimeters is equivalent to 1.6207349081365 feet:

49.4 centimeters = 1.6207349081365 feet

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 foot is equal to 0.617004048583 × 49.4 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 49.4 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.617004048583 feet.

## Approximate result

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

49.4 cm ≅ 1.621 ft

An alternative is also that one foot is approximately zero point six one seven times forty-nine 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)
50.4 centimeters 1.654 feet
51.4 centimeters 1.686 feet
52.4 centimeters 1.719 feet
53.4 centimeters 1.752 feet
54.4 centimeters 1.785 feet
55.4 centimeters 1.818 feet
56.4 centimeters 1.85 feet
57.4 centimeters 1.883 feet
58.4 centimeters 1.916 feet
59.4 centimeters 1.949 feet