which is taller 5 ft 7 inches or 1.7 metres

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which is taller 5 ft 7 inches or 1.7 metres

Postby love » Tue Jan 19, 2010 4:00 am

I need to know how to convert...
in a calculation way..
not just the answer pls..and thank you !!!!
love
 

Re: which is taller 5 ft 7 inches or 1.7 metres

Postby Dirtman » Tue Jan 19, 2010 8:58 pm

First, convert feet & inches to decimal feet:
5 ft 7 in = 5 ft + (7 in / 12 in) = 5.58333... ft

1 ft = 0.3048 meters, so:
5.5833 ft * 0.3048 m/ft = 1.7018 m
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