## 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 842 feet into meters we have to multiply 842 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

842 ft → L(m)

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

L(m) = 842 ft × 0.3048 m

L(m) = 256.6416 m

The final result is:

842 ft → 256.6416 m

We conclude that 842 feet is equivalent to 256.6416 meters:

842 feet = 256.6416 meters

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 meter is equal to 0.0038964844358826 × 842 feet.

Another way is saying that 842 feet is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0038964844358826 meters.

## Approximate result

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

842 ft ≅ 256.642 m

An alternative is also that one meter is approximately zero point zero zero four times eight hundred forty-two 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)
843 feet 256.946 meters
844 feet 257.251 meters
845 feet 257.556 meters
846 feet 257.861 meters
847 feet 258.166 meters
848 feet 258.47 meters
849 feet 258.775 meters
850 feet 259.08 meters
851 feet 259.385 meters
852 feet 259.69 meters