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convert inches into sq. ft.

Postby bevo0804 » Sun Nov 05, 2006 9:47 pm

I want to convert 24" x 48" into sq. ft. How do I do this?
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Postby Dirtman » Sun Nov 05, 2006 11:10 pm

Multiply 24" x 48", divide the answer by 144
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Postby Guest » Thu Nov 09, 2006 8:03 am

Thanks
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Re: convert inches into sq. ft.

Postby Guest » 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
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converting ft to sq. ft

Postby shon » 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??
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Re: converting ft to sq. ft

Postby Guest » 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'
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Re: convert inches into sq. ft.

Postby Guest » 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
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Re: convert inches into sq. ft.

Postby Dirtman » 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
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Postby Peaches805 » 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
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Re: question

Postby Dirtman » 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.
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Re: convert inches into sq. ft.

Postby Guest » Wed Nov 11, 2009 5:15 am

19.5''x19.5'' what would it be in sq feet
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Re: converting ft to sq. ft

Postby chitra » 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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