inches to sq. ft.

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inches to sq. ft.

Postby turkpatterson » Thu Jan 04, 2007 10:02 am

If I need 50 sq. ft of tile and each tile is 2" x 6", how many tiles do I need?

Postby Dirtman » Fri Jan 05, 2007 12:44 pm

There are 144 square inches in a square foot. If each tile measures 2" by 6", each tile equals 0.0833 square foot (2*6/144).

If you need 50 square feet of tile, 50/0.0833 = 600 tiles. No gap for grout is included in these figures.

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