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# How many feet does 1 mile equal?

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There are 5,280 feet in 1 mile. One can make this calculation by knowing the number of yards in a mile and then converting yards to feet.

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Miles and feet are measurements used in the Imperial system, and these are units of length and distance. There are 1,760 yards in 1 mile. Likewise, a length of 3 feet is equivalent to 1 yard. One simply multiplies 1,760 by 3 to find the answer of 5,280 feet. If one needs to find miles in inches, then one can multiply 5,280 feet by 12 inches per foot to find the answer of 63,360 inches. To make these calculations, one can use an online calculator or a miles to feet converter.

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