Feet to metres squared please!

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Feet to metres squared please!

Postby fred » Mon Jan 07, 2008 2:33 am

This is probably a very easy maths convert! 3ft bt 3ft. what is this in square metres? also 3ft by 6ft, what is this in square metres. thanks
fred
 

Re: Feet to metres squared please!

Postby Guest » Mon Jan 07, 2008 4:32 am

fred wrote:This is probably a very easy maths convert! 3ft bt 3ft. what is this in square metres? also 3ft by 6ft, what is this in square metres. thanks


1' = 0.3048 m, so
3' = 0.9144 m,
6' = 1.8288 m

so 3' x 3'' = 0.9144 m x 0.9144 m = .836 m^2
and 3' x 6' = 0.9144 m x 1.8288 m
= 1.672 m^2

but it would be easier to measure in meters in the first place.
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