Problem 6PE

What is the height in meters of a person who is 6 ft 1.0 in. tall? (Assume that 1 meter equals 39.37 in.)

Solution 6PE

Step 1 of 3

We need to calculate the height of the person in meter using the given relation between inch and feet, for a given person with height .

The SI unit of measuring the physical quantity height is meter. The other units for the measurement of height are feet and inch, the relation between them is given by,

and