Units

**larger than a meter**have Greek prefixes: Deka- means 10; a dekameter is 10**meters**. Hecto- means 100; a hectometer is 100**meters**. Kilo- means 1,000; a kilometer is 1,000**meters**.Just so, how many feet are in a meter 1 meter?

1 meter is equal to 3 feet and 3.37 inches. Working out a rough estimate in your head may be tricky. Remember that there are

**12**inches in a foot.How do you convert from meters to feet?

**Method 1**

**Converting Meters to Feet**

- Learn that one meter equals 3.28 feet. One meter is a length measurement, equal to 3.28 feet.
- Multiply any meter measurement by 3.28 to convert to feet.
- Convert your answer to include inches (optional).

What is meter scale?

The metric

**scale**is the system of measurement used in the metric system. In the metric**scale**, 10 centimeters are equal to one decimeter, 10 decimeters are equal to one**meter**and 1,000**meters**are equal to one kilometer.