 A horse’s height is often defined in terms of hands.

# Measurement - Inches and Feet

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This quiz, Measurement - Inches and Feet, challenges you to find the equivalent. A horse’s height is often defined in terms of hands, i.e., 14 hands. In the U.S., most measurements begin with the use of a ruler. A ruler is divided in inches. The standard sized ruler has twelve equal sized inches on it. The full twelve inches is equal to one foot.

The foot measurement often confuses people because they believe that a foot on a ruler is the same as the foot they put into a shoe. For some people that might be true but for most it is not.

A foot in measurement is always equal to twelve (12) inches. Just as a foot is equal to 12 inches, the 14 hands mentioned above would equal 56 inches.

If you were given a measurement of 48 inches, you could turn that number into a more simplified measurement of feet. As there are 12 inches in a foot, you would divide 48 by 12 or 48 ÷ 12 = 4. This tells us that 48 inches is the same measurement as 4 feet.

In turn, if you are given a measurement of 5 feet, you could convert that back into inches. For this we would multiply 5 by 12 (the number of inches in one foot) so, 5 x 12 = 60. There are 60 inches in 5 feet.

If you are given the measurement of 19 inches and wanted to convert that to feet you would divide 19 by 12 as 19 ÷ 12 = 1 with a remainder of 7. This means that 19 inches equals 1 foot 7 inches.

1.
24 feet = ____ inches
36 inches
48 inches
288 inches
312 inches
To convert feet into inches we multiply the number by 12 or 24 x 12 = 288 inches. Answer (c) is the correct answer
2.
75 feet = ____ inches
875 inches
900 inches
975 inches
1025 inches
To convert feet into inches we multiply the number by 12 or 75 x 12 = 900 inches. Answer (b) is the correct answer
3.
28 feet = ____ inches
56 inches
206 inches
306 inches
336 inches
To convert feet into inches we multiply the number by 12 or 28 x 12 = 336 inches. Answer (d) is the correct answer
4.
864 inches = _____ feet
68 feet
70 feet
72 feet
74 feet
To convert inches into feet we must divide 864 inches by 12. 864 ÷ 12 = 72 feet - Answer (c) is the correct answer
5.
68 feet = _____ inches
816 inches
136 inches
272 inches
748 inches
To convert feet into inches we multiply the number by 12 or 68 x 12 = 816 inches. Answer (a) is the correct answer
6.
49 inches = ____ feet
3 feet 11 inches
4 feet 1 inch
4 feet 9 inches
4 feet 10 inches
To convert inches into feet we must divide 49 inches by 12. 49 ÷ 12 = 4 with a remainder of 1 giving us 4 feet 1 inch - Answer (b) is the correct answer
7.
107 inches = _____ feet
8 feet 11 inches
8 feet 7 inches
7 feet 9 inches
7 feet 11 inches
To convert inches into feet we must divide 107 inches by 12. 107 ÷ 12 = 8 with a remainder of 11 giving us 8 feet 11 inches - Answer (a) is the correct answer
8.
132 inches = _____ feet
9 feet
11 feet
12 feet
13 feet
To convert inches into feet we must divide 132 inches by 12. 132 ÷ 12 = 11 feet - Answer (b) is the correct answer
9.
41 inches = _____ feet
2 feet 1 inch
2 feet 5 inches
2 feet 11 inches
3 feet 5 inches
To convert inches into feet we must divide 49 inches by 12. 41 ÷ 12 = 3 with a remainder of 5 giving us 3 feet 5 inches - Answer (d) is the correct answer
10.
156 inches = ____ feet
10 feet 10 inches
11 feet 6 inches
13 feet
14 feet
To convert inches into feet we must divide 156 inches by 12. 156 ÷ 12 = 13 feet - Answer (c) is the correct answer
Author:  Christine G. Broome