Questions and answers on how to convert things from one unit or system to another



Postby wayno » Tue Aug 22, 2006 8:05 pm

How do I convert M2 to M3.

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Postby Dirtman » Thu Aug 24, 2006 10:27 am

How do I convert M2 to M3.


I'm assuming you mean m^2 (square meters) and m^3 (cubic meters).

The answer . . . you can't convert. Why? Square meters is a two dimensional area. To get a cubic measure (volume), you need a third dimension, making it, well, three dimensional.

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Postby Guest » Thu Aug 31, 2006 2:12 am

well, technically you can convert--but the answer will always be infinity ;p
or undefined if you go the other way

convert 2.34m/s into miles/hr

Postby harry » Sat Sep 16, 2006 5:40 am

wayno wrote:How do I convert M2 to M3.

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how do i convert m2 to m3

Postby jeeves » Fri Aug 17, 2007 3:11 pm

well you take the square meter and you multiply it by the thickness of what you want to convert.
for eg:
if you have a 200m^2 floor and you want to cover it with cement which is 10cm thick then you say:
200 * 0.1 = 20 m^3

convert cm to meters and then convert k
:D enjoy

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