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square metre to linear metres

Postby sam » Fri Jan 07, 2005 10:33 pm

Please help us, if an area is 6429square metres is there an easy way to convert that into linear metres?

Thanks in advance for any help.
sam
 

Re: square metre to linear metres

Postby convert-me.com » Sat Jan 08, 2005 12:54 am

sam wrote:Please help us, if an area is 6429square metres is there an easy way to convert that into linear metres?

Thanks in advance for any help.


Sorry, you can't convert square meters to linear meters. Linear meters measure length, square meters measure area. You're asking how long is your area -- there is no answer.

Maybe you mean possible dimensions (width and height) of an area of 4629 sq. meters. This question can have various answers. If your area looks like a square (same width and height), it is about 80 by 80 meters.
If it is not, it could be very different, for example 1 meter wide by 6429 meters long.
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Re: square metre to linear metres

Postby Guest » Thu Nov 09, 2006 8:08 pm

[quote="sam"]Please help us, if an area is 6429square metres is there an easy way to convert that into linear metres?

Thanks in advance for any help.[/quo

:roll: Yes you can convert square metres into linear depending on the reason behind the conversion.
For example if your area is a floor and you want to convert the square metre area to know how many linear metres of floorboards are required you would simply divide the width of the floor in mm by the width of the floorboard in mm take that number and times it by the length of the floor, this will tell you how many linear metres of flooring you need.
Im not sure if this helps? Hope so!!
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ln mt

Postby ged » Tue Jan 23, 2007 2:00 am

hi, so if i have a roll of cloth 1.5mt wide would a linear meter be .5 mt off the roll, so we are equal to 1 sq mt??
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Re: square metre to linear metres

Postby guest - Melb Australia » Fri Mar 30, 2007 12:16 pm

what material are U using? I have a similar problem, the timber yard new how to do it based on width of timber I want to use for the job in hand.
find a timber yard ... good luck
guest - Melb Australia
 

Converting linear to square metres

Postby Chris Mooney » Mon Nov 10, 2008 5:23 am

I am wanting to convert 477 linear metre at 760 wide into square metres. Can you please help, thanks.
Chris Mooney
 

Re: Converting linear to square metres

Postby Guest » Thu Mar 12, 2009 11:22 am

Chris Mooney wrote:I am wanting to convert 477 linear metre at 760 wide into square metres. Can you please help, thanks.

divide the metre numbers by .3048 to have it in linear
ex: 477/.3048=
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