5 feet 10 inches = 1.778 meters How it is worked out: 5 feet = 60 inches, so we have to convert 60 + 10 = 70 inches One inch = 2.54 centimeters so 70 x 2.54 = 177.8 centimeters There are 100 centimeters in 1 meter, so the answer in meters is: 177.8 / 100 = 1.778 meters.