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convert inches into sq. ft.

Sun Nov 05, 2006 9:47 pm

I want to convert 24" x 48" into sq. ft. How do I do this?

Sun Nov 05, 2006 11:10 pm

Multiply 24" x 48", divide the answer by 144

Thu Nov 09, 2006 8:03 am

Thanks

Re: convert inches into sq. ft.

Thu Sep 04, 2008 1:43 am

bevo0804 wrote:I want to convert 24" x 48" into sq. ft. How do I do this?


Convert 852 Sq.ft to feet and inches

converting ft to sq. ft

Sun Mar 22, 2009 8:54 am

i know that to get the sq. ft. i multiply length times width, but what i'm needing to convert is 10'6"x13'9". the inches are throwing me off. how to i convert this??

Re: converting ft to sq. ft

Sun Mar 22, 2009 5:40 pm

shon wrote:i know that to get the sq. ft. i multiply length times width, but what i'm needing to convert is 10'6"x13'9". the inches are throwing me off. how to i convert this??


Convert the inches to a decimal fraction of a foot. Since 1 ft = 12", 6" = 0.5 ft and 9" = 0.75 ft, so your dimensions are 10.5' x 13.75'

Re: convert inches into sq. ft.

Sun May 24, 2009 5:27 am

bevo0804 wrote:I want to convert 24" x 48" into sq. ft. How do I do this?
1152

Re: convert inches into sq. ft.

Sun May 24, 2009 5:47 am

Anonymous wrote:
bevo0804 wrote:I want to convert 24" x 48" into sq. ft. How do I do this?
1152


It's actually 8 ft2.

24" * 48" = 1152 in2
There are 144 in2 in a ft2, 1 ft2 = 12" * 12" = 144 in2

1152 in2 / 144 in2 = 8 ft2

question

Wed Jun 24, 2009 6:20 am

Ok I want to convert 36" x 42" to sq. ft.

So I multiplied 36 x 42 = 1512
then I divided 1512 by 144 = 10.5

So do I use a decimal or a fraction for square foot?
example: 10.5 sq ft or 10 1/2 sq ft

Re: question

Thu Jun 25, 2009 7:13 am

Peaches805 wrote:Ok I want to convert 36" x 42" to sq. ft.

So I multiplied 36 x 42 = 1512
then I divided 1512 by 144 = 10.5

So do I use a decimal or a fraction for square foot?
example: 10.5 sq ft or 10 1/2 sq ft


Normal use is decimals. Using fractions for area measurements make it confusing. Even architects use decimals for area whereas for linear measurements, if in units of feet and inches, fractions are used (i.e., 15' 8-3/8") for the construction of buildings, etc. as that's how most tape measures are marked.

Re: convert inches into sq. ft.

Wed Nov 11, 2009 5:15 am

19.5''x19.5'' what would it be in sq feet

Re: converting ft to sq. ft

Mon Jul 04, 2011 2:05 pm

Guest wrote:
shon wrote:i know that to get the sq. ft. i multiply length times width, but what i'm needing to convert is 10'6"x13'9". the inches are throwing me off. how to i convert this??


Convert the inches to a decimal fraction of a foot. Since 1 ft = 12", 6" = 0.5 ft and 9" = 0.75 ft, so your dimensions are 10.5' x 13.75'

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