As of version 9.0, unit functionality is built into Mathematica

is a unit of length.


  • To use , you first need to load the Units Package using Needs["Units`"].
  • is equivalent to 0.3048 Meter (SI units).
  • is equivalent to 12 Inch.
  • Convert[n Foot, newunits] converts n Foot to a form involving units newunits.
  • is typically abbreviated as ft or as '.
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