Inches to Decimal

 

In this article we will learn how we can convert Inches to Decimal in Excel.

An inch is a commonly used term & is the universal unit of measurement. An inch is the name of a unit of length in a number of various systems.

The plural form of inch is inches.

Symbol of inch:”

A foot is a unit of distance or length. The plural form of foot is feet.

Symbol of foot: ft

The formula to calculate Decimal Foot simply says that Inch is divided by Foot

1 Inch = 1/12 or 0.083

6 Inch = 6/12 or 0.500 (or half foot)
 

Let’s take an example:

  • Column A contains numbers from 1 to 12 in inches

 
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  • In column B we want to convert Inches to Decimal Foot
  • Enter formula in cell B2 = A2/12 i.e. 1/12 we get 0.083

 
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  • Copy the formula from cell B2 in range B3:B13
  • The function will get convert Inches to Decimal foot.

 
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Let us take another example in which we have Feet & Inches. Combining both of them, we want to show the Decimal Feet

Column A contains Feet. Column B contains Inches. In column C, we want to get the result in Decimal Foot
 
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  • Enter the formula in cell C2 = A2+(B2/12)

 
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  • Copy the formula in cell C2 in range C3:C13
  • We will get the below mentioned result

 
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