How Many Feet In A Mile

How Many Feet In A Mile

A mile is an English unit of length of linear measure equal to 5,280 feet. It is a unit of distance and usually abbreviated as M.

It is also a unit of measure (length or distance) equal to 5,280 feet (8 furlongs) in the U.S.Customary/Imperial system of measurements.

One mile is equal to 1.609344 km or 1609km approximately. It originated from the Roman mille passus which measured 5,000 Roman feet, the mile later gained an additional 280 feet under a statue of 1593, which sum up to 5,280 feet per mile.

  Therefore, 5,280 feets = 1 mile.

 

CONVERSION OF MILES TO FEET

Converting miles to feet can be difficult or hard when you don’t actually know what to do, or how to go about it, then it becomes a problem to you.

We are here to help you make converting of miles to feet easier for you, that you can not only solve it, but can as well teach others who don’t know.

This is the way out, in order to convert miles to feet, you will have to multiply the number of the mile by 5,280, you get the answer.

How Many Feet In A Mile

Example 1:

Carolyn walks for 8 miles from the school every day before she can get to her home. Calculate how many feet she walked before she gets to her home.

            Solution

     5280 feet = 1 mile

            ?  =  8 miles

               = 5280 × 8

                = 42,240 

So, Carolyn walks 42,240 feets every day before she gets home.

Example 2:

Mr. Peter Onuoha drives with his car about 5 miles from his working place to his house every evening. How many feet did he drive?

            Solution

     5280 feet = 1 mile

        ?      = 5 miles  

          = 5280 × 5

          = 26,400

Therefore, Mr. Peter Onuoha drives about 26,400 feets from his working place to his house every evening.

Example 3:

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Convert 2 miles to feet.

             Solution

        5280 feet = 1 mile

           ?      =  2 miles

                 = 5280 × 2

                 = 10,560

Therefore, 2 miles = 10,560 feet.

Example 4:

Mrs. Sylvia travels about 10 miles from the city to her home town, every festive period for celebration. Calculate how many feet is, from the city to her home town.

            Solution

        5280 feet = 1 mile

              ?   = 10 miles

           = 5280 × 10

           = 52,800

So, Mrs. Sylvia travels 52,800 feets from the city where due lives to her home town every festive period for celebration.

Example 5: 

Convert 4 miles to feet. ( Show all workings).

             Solution

        5280 feet = 1 mile

            ?     = 4 miles

             = 5280 × 4

             = 21,120

Therefore, there are 21,120 feet in 4 miles.

 

CONVERSION TABLE OF MILES TO FEET

1 mile.      –     5280 feet

2 miles.    –      10,560 feet

3 miles.     –     15,840 feet

4 miles.     –     21,120 feet

5 miles.     –     26,400 feet

6 miles       –    31,680 feet

7 miles.      –    36,960 feet

8 miles.      –    42,240 feet

9 miles.      –    47,520 feet

10 miles.    –     52,800 feet

11 miles.     –    58,080 feet

12 miles.     –    63,360 feet

13 miles.     –    68,640 feet

14 miles.     –    73,920 feet

15 miles.    –     79,200 feet

16 miles.     –    84,480 feet

17 miles.    –     89,760 feet

18 miles.     –    95,040 feet

19 miles.      –   100,320 feet

20 miles.      –   105,600 feet

These goes like this, till you convert as many miles as you can yo feet, just keep on multiplying the number of the miles by 5280, and you have the right answer.

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