Problem 21Q

Write the conversion factor that converts a measurement in inches to feet. How does the conversion factor change for converting a measurement in feet to inches?

Solution 21Q

Step 1:

The formula to convert inches to feet is (inches) / 12 = (feet).

For example, to convert 6 inches to a measurement in feet, the formula would be 6 / 12 = 0.5 feet.

Thus the conversion factor is 12.