# How many feet in a mile?

Apr 8, 2016

$5280$ $f e e t$

#### Explanation:

According to British units

$1$ $m i l$$e = 8$ $f u r l o n g s$

(A furlong is a commonly used unit)

And,

$1$ $f u r l o n g = 660$ $f e e t$

Then

$\rightarrow 1$ $m i l$$e = \left(8 \cdot 660\right)$ $f e e t$

$\Rightarrow = 5280$ $f e e t$