A foot(ft) is a unit of length in the imperial units and U.S customary systems of measurements.
It is called a foot, because it was originally based on the length of a foot.
While a centimeter(cm) is a metric unit of length, equal to one hundredth of a meter.
Formula to convert ft to cm.
You first need to understand the relationship between the foot and a centimeter.
It states that 1 ft is equivalent to 30.48 cm.
Therefore, when converting ft to cm we multiply the ft by 30.48.
Length in cm = Length in ft x 30.48
Convert 12 ft to centimeters.
= 12 x 30.48