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Re: please help tirangle square feet yards base height inches convert foot
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Dec 9, 2004 7:04 PM


On 9 Dec 04 17:32:49 0500 (EST), Dora wrote: >I am trying to convert feet into yards. I have a triangle's lenght, >height and width in ft. and I am trying to convert it to yards. How do >I do it?
If by this you mean. Pictures are worth a thousand words. ...........................___ ................./\......... ................/..\........ .............../....\....... height ............../......\...... ............./_____\..____
Lentgh or math calls base
Area = base *(times) height *(times) 1/2 (onehalf)
Example: 18 square feet = 6 feet * 6 feet * 1/2
Now a foot is twelve inches a yard is 36 inches or 3 feet to the yard
In terms of area there are 9 square feet in 1 square yard
Solve the triangle and then convert to squre yards.
Example:
150 square feet /(divided by) 9 = 16 with a remainder of 6
The 6 square feet can be made into a fraction 6/9 or 2/3
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The font used has the letters and periods etc at different widths so it takes work to get the drawings to come out right.
Bob L. Petersen



