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