Metric prefixes range from factors of 10 -18 to 10 18 based on a decimal system, with the base in this case the meter having no prefix and having a factor of 1.
While the United States is one of the few, if not only, countries in which the foot is still widely used, many countries used their own version of the foot prior to metrication, as evidenced by a fairly large list of obsolete feet measurements.
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Program to Convert cm to Feet and Inches Here, we will learn how to convert the length, which is given in centimeter, to the length in feet and inches.
This resulted in the measurement of a foot varying between 250 mm and 335 mm in the past compared to the current definition of 304.
To convert centimeters to inches you need to divide your figure by 2.