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 pre-1959 foot. now known as the US survey foot, and used only in surveying. In 1959, the English-speaking 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'