When we work with measurement data, the conversion from one measurement length unit to another is a common phenomenon. In daily life, conversion from inches to feet is an important event. So, in this article, you will learn 2 handy ways to convert inches to feet in Excel.
How to Convert Inches to Feet in Excel: 2 Ways
Let’s first introduce our dataset. We have 7 individual and their consecutive heights in inches. Our goal is to convert these inches to feet.
1. Manual Approach
If you don’t want to use any function, you can use simple math calculations. As 12 inches are equal to 1 foot, we have to divide the Inch value by 12 to get the feet values.
- First, select the 1st cell under the Height (Feet) column (In this example, D5). Type the following formula into this cell.
- Now, press ENTER, and drag the Fill Handle to the remaining cells.
Finally, here are the converted to feet results.
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2. Convert Inches to Feet with CONVERT Function
In Excel, the CONVERT function is a simple way to convert inches to feet. To apply this function, just follow the steps below.
- Under the Height (Feet) column, select a cell (In this example, D5). Type the following formula into this cell.
- Press ENTER. Now, drag the Fill Handle to the remaining cells.
- Here is the converted to feet heights.
- Now, if you want the numbers up to the two decimal places, after all the feet values, go to the Home tab >> Number >> Format Cells icon. A format cells window will pop up.
- Under the Number section, put the value 2 into the Decimal places box. Then, click on OK.
Finally, here is the formatted results.
Convert Inches to Feet & Inches
Sometimes, conversion from inches to feet and inches (For example, 66” to 5’6”) is more convenient than just inches or feet. To do this, follow the steps below.
- First, select cell D5 and copy the following formula and paste it into the cell. Then, press ENTER.
- Now, drag the Fill Handle to the remaining cells to get the height in feet and inches values.
- Finally, here are the converted results.
Download Practice Workbook
You can download the following practice workbook that we have used to prepare this article.
In this tutorial, I have discussed 2 handy ways to convert inches to feet in Excel. I hope you found this article helpful. Drop comments, suggestions, or queries if you have any in the comment section below.
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