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Tables 11: Inches to Decimal Foot

This is a table of conversions from inches to decimal feet, useful for surveying. For simplicity this table starts off with 1 to 12 inch equivalents in decimals of a foot. Included also is the 1/8" conversion to decimals of a foot from 1" to 2".

We also include a calculator which does the math for you. Feed it your values for either a foot with inches or a decimal of a foot and click on Convert to get the equivalent measurement.

Inch   Decimal of a Foot
1 inch 0.0833
2 inches 0.167
3 inches 0.250
4 inches 0.333
5 inches 0.417
6 inches 0.500
7 inches 0.583
8 inches 0.667
9 inches 0.750
10 inches 0.833
11 inches 0.917
12 inches 1.000

To convert further, 1/8" is almost 1/100th of a foot.

For example:

 1"=0.08
 1 1/8"=0.09
 1 1/4"=0.10
 1 3/8"=0.11
 1 1/2"=0.13
 1 5/8"=0.14
 1 3/4"=0.15
 1 7/8"=0.16
 2"=0.17


Calculator

This calculates either way (feet/inches to decimal feet or vice versa).
Inches can have a fraction (3 1/4) or decimal (3.25 or 3,25).

FeetInches    Decimal Feet

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