242.5 x 76.2 cm is equivalent to 7 ft 11.47 in x 2 ft 6 in. 1 cm = .39 in., or 1 cm = .03 ft.
The centimeter (cm) is a unit of displacement or length in the cgs (centimeter/gram/second) system of units. 1 cm is the distance traveled by a beam of electromagnetic (EM) energy through a vacuum in 3.33564095 x 10-11 of a second. It is equal to 0.01 meter. There are around 2.54 centimeters in one linear inch.
According to BBC News, teenagers in England who fail to achieve at least a grade C in English and maths GCSEs will have to continue studying the subjects from this term. It means hundreds of thousands of youngsters in school and college will have to carry on with the subjects until the age of 18. Find out more here.