173 cm is approximately 5 feet and 8.11 inches.

To convert centimeters to feet and inches, we can use the following conversion formula:

1 inch = 2.54 cm 1 foot = 12 inches

Therefore, to convert 173 cm to feet, we first divide by 2.54 to convert to inches, and then divide by 12 to convert to feet:

173 cm ÷ 2.54 cm/inch = 68.11 inches 68.11 inches ÷ 12 inches/foot = 5.676 feet

Rounding this to two decimal places, we get:

5.68 feet

Therefore, 173 cm is approximately equal to 5 feet and 8.11 inches or 5 feet 8 inches when rounded to the nearest inch.

## What is centimeter

A centimeter (cm) is a unit of measurement in the International System of Units (SI), which is used to measure length or distance. It is defined as one-hundredth of a meter, which is the base unit of length in the SI.

In practical terms, a centimeter is approximately equal to 0.39 inches. It is commonly used in everyday situations to measure the length or width of smaller objects or distances, such as the size of a piece of paper, the length of a book, or the height of a person.

## What is Feet

Feet (ft) is a unit of measurement for length or distance commonly used in the United States, the United Kingdom, and other countries that use the imperial or US customary systems of measurement. One foot is equal to 12 inches, and it is approximately equal to 0.3048 meters in the International System of Units (SI).

Feet are often used to measure the height of a person, the length or width of a room or building, the size of a TV or computer monitor, or the distance between two objects. It is also commonly used in sports to measure the distance of a field or track.

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