Feet to centimeters (ft to cm) conversion factor is 30.48. To find out how many centimeters in feet, multiply by the conversion factor or use the converter.
1 Foot = 30.48 Centimeters
There are 30.48 centimeters in a foot, because for both imperial and US customary measurement systems, one foot is defined as 30.48 centimeters exactly by an international agreement in 1959.
To find out how many centimeters there are in a foot and a half, multiply the foot value by the conversion factor, that makes 1.5 ft * 30.48 = 45.72 centimeters in a foot and a half.
Foot is an imperial and US customary length unit and equals to 30.48 centimeters, 12 inches or 1/3 of a yard. The abbreviation is "ft".
Centimeter is a metric unit and equals to one hundredth of a meter which is base metric length unit. The abbreviation is "cm".