There are 3.2808399 feet in a meter (metre) (about 3.28 ft in 1 m), in both US and UK. To find out how many feet there are in "x" meters, multiply the number of meters "x" by 3.28.
1 Meter = 3.2808399 Feet
There are 3.2808399 feet in a meter, because by definition one foot is 30.48 centimeters and there are 100 centimeters in a meter, that makes 100 / 30.48 = 3.2808399 feet in a meter.
For example, to find out how many feet there are in a meter and a half, multiply the meter value by the conversion factor, that makes 1.5 m * 3.2808399 ft = 4.9 feet in a meter and a half.
Meter (metre in SI) is a metric system base length unit and defined as the distance the light travels in 1 / 299,792,458 second. 1 meter equals to 3.28 feet, 1.09 yards and 39.37 inches in both imperial (UK) and US customary measurement systems. The abbreviation is "m".
Foot is an imperial (UK) and US customary length unit and 1 foot is defined as 0.3048 meters. The abbreviation is "ft".