Converting Areas: Square Feet to Square InchesDate: 03/18/97 at 23:59:53 From: Anonymous Subject: Converting Areas: Square Feet to Square Inches How many square inches are in ten square feet? Date: 03/19/97 at 10:32:59 From: Doctor Rob Subject: Converting Areas: Square Feet to Square Inches You know that there are 12 inches in 1 foot. Make a square 1 foot on a side. Divide each side into twelve parts, each one inch long. Connect them up with lines parallel to the sides. You end up with something that looks a little like a checkerboard. How many squares of side 1 inch are there? That is the number of square inches in a square foot. Now how many square inches would there be in ten of these square feet? -Doctor Rob, The Math Forum Check out our web site! http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ |
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