## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from feet to meters is 0.3048, which means that 1 foot is equal to 0.3048 meters:

1 ft = 0.3048 m

To convert 8.5 feet into meters we have to multiply 8.5 by the conversion factor in order to get the length amount from feet to meters. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 ft → 0.3048 m

8.5 ft → L(m)

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

L(m) = 8.5 ft × 0.3048 m

L(m) = 2.5908 m

The final result is:

8.5 ft → 2.5908 m

We conclude that 8.5 feet is equivalent to 2.5908 meters:

8.5 feet = 2.5908 meters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 meter is equal to 0.38598116411919 × 8.5 feet.

Another way is saying that 8.5 feet is equal to 1 ÷ 0.38598116411919 meters.

## Approximate result

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

8.5 ft ≅ 2.591 m

An alternative is also that one meter is approximately zero point three eight six times eight point five feet.

## Conversion table

### feet to meters chart

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

feet (ft) meters (m)
9.5 feet 2.896 meters
10.5 feet 3.2 meters
11.5 feet 3.505 meters
12.5 feet 3.81 meters
13.5 feet 4.115 meters
14.5 feet 4.42 meters
15.5 feet 4.724 meters
16.5 feet 5.029 meters
17.5 feet 5.334 meters
18.5 feet 5.639 meters