84 inches in feet
How to convert 84 inches in feet?
Know Your Task
Our task is simple. We have a length of 84 inches. We want to convert it to feet. This is a common conversion in many fields. The inch is a unit of length. Let's start!
The Conversion Factor
The conversion factor is crucial. For inches to feet, we know 1-foot equals 12 inches. It's a conversion formula for our task.
Set Up the Math
We set up the math next. To convert inches to feet, we divide. So, we divide our 84 inches by the conversion factor, 12.
Do the Math
We're ready to do the math. Grab your calculator (or paper) and divide 84 by 12.
After doing the math, we have our answer. 84 inches equals 7 feet.
The Story of Conversion Factors
Next, we delve into the story of conversion factors. How did we decide 1-foot equals 12 inches? We'll take a journey through history to find out.
Comparing Measurement Systems
We'll look at how inches and feet fit into larger systems of measurement. It's a tale of two systems – the United States customary units and the British imperial system.
Visualizing 7 Feet
How long is 7 feet, really? In this part, we'll provide common objects and scenarios to help you visualize the length.