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Conquest wrote:There are 30.4799999536704 centimeters in one foot. If you divide the total centimeters (151) by 30.4799999536704 cm/ft, you come up with 4.954068249 feet.
Anonymous wrote:Conquest wrote:There are 30.4799999536704 centimeters in one foot. If you divide the total centimeters (151) by 30.4799999536704 cm/ft, you come up with 4.954068249 feet.
That figure is only correct if you are using the pre1959 foot. now known as the US survey foot, and used only in surveying. In 1959, the Englishspeaking nations resolved their minor differences in the foot and agreed on 30.48 cm/ft exactly (or 25.4 mm.on). Since there are 3 significant figures in the 151 cm, there is little point to more than three figures in the answer, so 4.95'
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