What actually is a feet?
Feet is a plural form of the most commonly and conventionally used unit of length and distances “foot”.
It is highly used in measurement for smaller distances instead of some better units like meter, which is by far the simplest being used today.
The advantage of using foot/feet for measuring out distances
It can be easily converted into smaller units easily like inches. One feet is equal to just 12 inches to be exact.
What actually is a mile?
Mile is a bigger unit of length which is most commonly used for measuring out distances between cities or countries.
You might be familiar with miles, if you are familiar with cars as most of the countries use the unit mph or miles per hour for their speedometer as it gives more of a smaller unit to be handled and noted down.
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Intermediate unit to be used for a simple conversion.
When converting a unit from one form to another equivalent form, an intermediate unit is required to give out the actual value of the other two units.
The intermediate unit is required for a simple conversion as it will have relationships with both the uncommon units and that is what will be required here.
Here we will use an actual bigger unit which is Kilometer or Km, as smaller units won’t be helping so much. A mile is considered here which is a much bigger unit than the kilometer itself.
So, How many feet in a mile? We are halfway done.
Now to the final answer.
We have learned about the relations between feet and km, miles and km, feet and meter too. Also, we learned about how inches help with small measurements.
So, from our previous measurements, one feet is equal to 0.0003048 km. And one mile is equal to 1.60934 km. So, using these two values we can find out the value of feet in a mile. And doing that ;
1.60934/0.000 gives us 5279.9868766 feet.
That is the exact accurate value of a total number of feet in a mile.
If we round off the value, then we get around 5280 feet in a mile.