How Tall is

5 feet 8 inches in cm

How tall is 5' 8" in cm?

Answer is 5' 8" = 172.72 cm

Solution

To convert 5' 8" to centimeters, use the following two conversion equations:
1 foot = 12 inches and 1 inch = 2.54 cm.

Then
5' · 12" + 8" = 68"
and
68" · 2.54 = 172.72 cm.

172.72 centimeters = 1.73 meters.