## 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 5 centimeters into feet we have to multiply 5 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

5 cm → L(ft)

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

L(ft) = 5 cm × 0.032808398950131 ft

L(ft) = 0.16404199475066 ft

The final result is:

5 cm → 0.16404199475066 ft

We conclude that 5 centimeters is equivalent to 0.16404199475066 feet:

5 centimeters = 0.16404199475066 feet

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 foot is equal to 6.096 × 5 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 5 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 6.096 feet.

## Approximate result

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

5 cm ≅ 0.164 ft

An alternative is also that one foot is approximately six point zero nine six times five 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)
6 centimeters 0.197 feet
7 centimeters 0.23 feet
8 centimeters 0.262 feet
9 centimeters 0.295 feet
10 centimeters 0.328 feet
11 centimeters 0.361 feet
12 centimeters 0.394 feet
13 centimeters 0.427 feet
14 centimeters 0.459 feet
15 centimeters 0.492 feet