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Length Converter - Convert 42 Centimeter to Foot and Inches

Convert 42 Centimeter to Foot and Inches using our free online Length Converter. Fast and accurate conversion with multiple units.

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1  =   12 

Convert 42 Centimeters to Feet and Inches:


Looking to convert 42 centimeters into feet and inches? This calculator makes it easy. Just enter the number of centimeters, and it will automatically calculate the equivalent in feet and inches.

How Many Feet and Inches is 42 Centimeters?

Understanding the conversion from centimeters to feet and inches involves knowing the equivalent values: 1 inch equals 2.54 centimeters, and there are 12 inches in a foot. To convert 42 centimeters:

Convert centimeters to inches: 42 Cm ÷ 2.54 = 16.54 inches.

Calculate feet: Integer part of (16.54 ÷ 12) = 1 feet.

Determine remaining inches: 16.54 modulo 12 = 4 inches.

Additional Conversion Details

  • 42 centimeters in yards = 0.4593162 yd
  • 42 centimeters in meters = 0.42 m
  • 42 centimeters in furlongs = 0.0020878072059174 furlong
  • 42 centimeters in millimeters = 420 mm

Thus, 42 centimeters is approximately equivalent to 1 feet and 4 inches.

42 Centimeters in Feet and Inches

With our calculation, 42 centimeters is roughly 1 feet and 4 inches. This conversion is essential in many fields, especially when dealing with measurements in the imperial system.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How many feet and inches are in 42 centimeters?
    Approximately 1 feet and 4 inches.
  2. How do I convert centimeters to feet and inches?
    Divide the centimeters by 2.54 to convert to inches, and then divide by 12 for feet and inches.
  3. What is 42 centimeters in feet and inches?
    42 centimeters is about 1 feet and 4 inches.
  4. Why is the conversion from centimeters to feet and inches important?
    This conversion is crucial for activities such as interior design, construction, and more, especially in regions where imperial measurements are standard.
  5. Is there an easy way to convert cm to feet and inches?
    Yes, online tools and calculators can provide quick and accurate conversions from centimeters to feet and inches.


Converting 42 centimeters to feet and inches is now easy with this guide. Whether for professional or personal use, understanding these conversions can be highly useful. Keep this page bookmarked for quick reference and explore our other conversion tools for more assistance.

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