Q: Who decided how long a foot is?

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Usually one, but it depends on the size of your ruler. One foot is 12 inches, and some rulers are shorter than that, or longer than that.

19 cm

58 in. is what my math teacher told me so that is probably right

12 inches is a foot or 30.48 centimeters or 0.3048 meters.

Do you work at Subway? Because you just gave me a foot long. Hahahahaha

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Because a king very long ago wanted to know how big his foot was.So he called his servants to measure his foot.Is foot appeared to be 12 inches long.Since the king's foot was the first thing measure,he decided to call 12 inches a foot.

My foot is actually about 1 foot long!

there are loads of RIDICULOUS imperial units like: the measurement for a foot was decided after Henry the eighths foot was measured! the measurement for a chain wad decided after... you guessed it! they measured a chain. and so on...

My foot

A long time ago a king wanted to see how long his foot was. His foot was exactly 12 feet long so he called that a foot.

If your foot is twelve inches long then yes it is. The word foot was used to establish the measurement "a foot" because it is the approximate size of a mans foot.

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A piece of plank that is 240 inches long is 20 foot long.

A five dollar "foot long sub" and a ruler

A half of one foot is six inches long.

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