96 inches in feet
How to convert 96 inches in feet?
Defining the Task
We have 96 inches. We need to convert this into feet. This is a common conversion in many areas. The inch is the unit of length. Go to the conversion of 96 inches to feet.
Understand the Conversion Factor
The conversion factor is key. We know that 1 foot equals 12 inches. This piece of information is critical to our task.
Prepare for Math
Now, we'll set up the math. To convert inches to feet, we use division. We divide our 96 inches by the conversion factor, which is 12.
Doing the Math
It's time to do the math. With a calculator (or paper), divide 96 by 12.
Discover the Answer
After the calculation, we have our answer. 96 inches is equal to 8 feet. We've accomplished our task!
The History of Conversion Factors
Next, we delve into the history of conversion factors. How was it decided that 1 foot equals 12 inches? We'll take a historical journey to find out.
Inches and Feet
We'll then explore how inches and feet fit into larger systems of measurement. It's a comparison of two systems – the US customary units and the British imperial system.
Visualizing 8 Feet
Just how long is 8 feet? In this part, we'll provide examples of common objects and scenarios to help you visualize this length.