







A side of a square 
20180406 

From Angie: I am dyslexic and have problems with spelling and math I'm trying to figure 4.610 Acres Square trying to figure out how many feet or yards of one side if that makes sense to you thank you I'd really appreciate the help Answered by Penny Nom. 





The price of a sheet of metal 
20180402 

From Nydia: What is the formula to calculate the following:
I nee to find out what the sheet price be. The dimensions are 2000x3000 mm into ft they are 78x1181.
The sqft price I have is $22.16. How do I figure out the sheet price from that? Answered by Penny Nom. 





2.5 gallons of liquid, one half an inch deep 
20180221 

From Cain: How many square feet would 2.5 gallons of liquid cover at half an inch deep? Answered by Penny Nom. 





3 yards 6 inches times 7 
20180208 

From Tamara: 3 yards 6 inches × 7 Answered by Penny Nom. 





Of cows and men 
20170704 

From Akash: In a group of cows and man the number of legs is 32 more than the twice the number of heads.The number of cows is? Answered by Penny Nom. 





1 acre as a 2 foot wide strip of land 
20170425 

From alan: How can one convert 2 acres (a square  area) of land into a strip of land that is 2 feet wide and (?) feet long? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Feet per second to miles per hour 
20170127 

From ron: if a vehicle travels 50 feet in 2.5 seconds what is the speed in mph.
3600 sec in hour /5280 feet in a mile i get .68181818. how do i figure the 2.5
seconds. all the calculators I've used show 34 mph is that correct or am i forgetting the 2.5 second. please help. Answered by Penny Nom. 





The length of stock on a roll 
20160923 

From Ken: I have a roll that is 13.5 inches wide ( OD) , and is wound on a 3 inch core. the thickness of the material is 3.5 thick.
Do you know of a formula that can calculate the linear feet on that roll?? Answered by Harley Weston. 





Cubic feet of soil 
20160619 

From H: A garden is 8 ft x 7 ft that needs to raised 6 inch's How many cubic feet of soil required ? What am I missing ?
Thanks
H Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet and cubic yards 
20150517 

From Richard: If I have a bag that covers.8cubic ft how many bags are in 2.65 cubic yards? Answered by Penny Nom. 





How many square feet in 10 gallons of liquid at 1/4 in thick? 
20141114 

From Rich: How many square feet in 10 gallons of liquid at 1/4 in thick Answered by Penny Nom. 





The number of cords on a pile of wood 
20130918 

From Gary: a cord of wood is 4 feet by 4 feet by 8 feet, how much wood is a row that is 16 in by 5 foot by 32 feet? Answered by Penny Nom. 





3 acres 
20121016 

From Katy: If 3 acres of land were a complete square, how many feet would be on each side? Answered by Penny Nom. 





0.687 acres in square feet. 
20120718 

From Roy: The land parcel I am looking at says Acreage .687 how do I determine square feet? Answered by Robert Dawson. 





One acre of dirt 6 inches deep 
20120111 

From Cameron: Ok what im wanting to know is how many pounds of dirt are in 80
acres of land that is 6 inches deep? My friend and I are stumped on this question Answered by Penny Nom. 





2 cubic foot bags of mulch 
20110411 

From Ron: if I buy 2 cubic foot bags of mulch, how bags would
I need to equal 1 yard? (13 bags?) Answered by Penny Nom. 





Fencing a park 
20110307 

From taniel: Find the number of feet of fence needed to fence a park that is 1 3/8 mi long and 5/8 wide. Answered by Penny Nom. 





A strip of land 
20100915 

From Walter: How many linear feet of strip of land 15 feet wide does it take to make 1 acre? Answered by Penny Nom. 





The area of a 4 sided region 
20100714 

From Cliff: If I wanted to know the square footage of an area that has four different sides and only had the length of one side and the angles at the ends of that length; could the other lengths be found if I wanted to have a total of 130,680 square feet? Answered by Robert Dawson and Tyler Wood. 





How many sq. ft in 2 1/2 ft x 2 1/2 ft? 
20100516 

From jim: how many sq. ft in 2 1/2 ft x 2 1/2 ft Answered by Penny Nom. 





Tiles 
20100425 

From Pat: how many 6 inch tiles will I need to purchase for an area that is currently covered with 351 4 inch by 4 inch tiles.
Each box of 6 inch tiles states it contains 16 pieces and covers 4 square feet. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Square poles 
20100216 

From Steve: If 1 pole=16.5', and you have an area that is 146 sq. poles, how many sqaure feet would you have?
I calculate that to be 146(16.5)X146(16.5)=5,803,281 sq. feet Is that correct? I am told I need to divide by 146, which makes the answer 39,748. I do not understand why I need to divide by 146.... Answered by Penny Nom. 





Birds and cats 
20100213 

From Sophia: While visiting a pet store, you notice that there are only birds and cats in the cages. You can't help but wonder how many of each animal there is in the yard. But when you ask the store manager how many of each animal he has, he refuses to give a direct answer. He says there are 16 animal heads and 42 animal feet. How many birds and cats are there in the pet store? It said to show all your work. Explain in words how you found your answer. Tell why you took the steps you did to solve the problem. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet 
20100116 

From deb: 1 room 49x24 1 room 18x18 need 6 inch deep can u convert to cubic feet for me thank you Answered by Penny Nom. 





A concrete slab 
20091210 

From Mark: there are 30 cubic yards of concrete, how many feet will it cover with a 4" slab? Answered by Penny Nom. 





24 feet of pipe in 3 pieces 
20091009 

From Sam: I had a carpenter being a smarty pants with me. Question: I have a 20ft piece of pipe. I need three equal lengths cut. What is the measurement of each cut? He told me the answer right away because he knows the measuring tape like the back of his hand. The answer is 6'8". Is there an equation I can use to get the answer quicker than him looking at his tape measure? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Chickens and pigs 
20090828 

From David: A farmer has a number of chickens and pigs. There are 24 heads and 80 ft.
How many pigs and how many chickens are there? Answered by Robert Dawson. 





How do i convert 6 feet into yards? 
20090814 

From taylor: how do i convert 6 feet into yards????????????????? Answered by Robert Dawson. 





Cubic feet and cubic yards 
20090508 

From TJ: 21 bags at 2 cubic feet per bag.
How many yards would that be? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Area and perimeter 
20090507 

From Kelly: Why do objects w/ the same exterior linear feet have different interior sq ft? I.e. a 25x25 room has 625 sqft while a 20x30 room has only 600 sqft? I can visualize that by cutting and moving parts of the rectangle, you loose a 5x5 section, but I just can't get my head around why. Answered by Robert Dawson and Stephen La Rocque. 





Miles per hour and feet per second 
20090422 

From mary: A car traveling at 60 miles per hour, how many feet per second has it traveled? Answered by Robert Dawson. 





Square feet and acres 
20090331 

From ROZELL: how much land is 660'x400' also how many feet in one hundred acres Answered by Harley Weston. 





How many bags do I need? 
20090316 

From Dawn: I need to purchase an item that is .4 cubic feet in size and the amount
I need is 5.625 cubic feet. How many bags do I need? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet 
20090307 

From A student: What is cubic feet and how do I use it in this question? (picture below) Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





Cubic feet gas to grams of gas 
20090211 

From tim: I was trying to convert cubic feet gas to grams of gas. Is there a formula to complete this task? Answered by Robert Dawson. 





How many fourlegged animals are in the field? 
20081202 

From evelyn: Some chickens, cows and sheep are in the field. Their number of legs is 12 more than twice their number of heads. How many fourlegged animals are in the field? Answered by Harley Weston. 





The unusable space in a container 
20081002 

From Billy: an object is 42 inches long, 29 inches wide, and 69 inches high. The usable capacity of this container is 36.4 cubic feet. How much space in percentage is left over from the container? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Conversion to cubic feet 
20081001 

From Dorothy: What is the cubic feet of an item that is 7"x16 7/8"x19" Answered by Harley Weston. 





Cows, chickens, heads and feet 
20080901 

From marina: Iam helping my 6th grader son solve this problem. I found similar problem in the Q&A.I understood the simple answer without using an equation. I want to solve this using the equation.This is the question about chicken and cows. There are cows and chickens in the farm. There are 65 heads and 226 legs. How many chicken are there? Answered by Harley Weston. 





How many miles of track? 
20080827 

From Stephanie: I have a 50 ac tract of Railroad I need to know approx how many miles of tr=
ack would be included in 50 ac Answered by Penny Nom. 





22 cubic feet 
20080814 

From julio: how to measure to get 22 cubic feet, do i need the
Height
Length
width Answered by Penny Nom. 





24 in by 14 in by 14 in in cubic feet 
20080805 

From Tom: I have a box that has internal dimensions of: 24in. H x 14in. W x 14in. D.
How many cubic feet is this internal space? Answered by Penny Nom and Victoria West. 





Packing a truck 
20080610 

From Ann: I am renting a 24ft box truck and have been told it is 1401 cubic feet. I want to know if I have 23 display cases to move and each is 6ft X 2ft X 3ft will the all fit? Or do I need additional info in order to figure this out? Answered by Penny Nom. 





.5 cu ft of sand to lbs. 
20080525 

From rogersimmons: needtocovert .5 cu ft. of sand into lbs. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Surface area 
20080501 

From John: I am working with concrete and need some assistance please. I am trying to figure out what the surface space is for a one cubic foot that is four inches thick? Answered by Penny Nom. 





WHY 144 where does this figure come from 
20080419 

From Sean: Why do you use the number 144 to divide
EG. length of timber 2 inches x 8 inches x 14 foot = 1.5 cubic feet
Calculation is 2x8x14 =224 divide by 144 = 1.5 WHY 144 where does this figure come from Answered by Leeanne Boehm. 





A 13 cubic foot cylinder filled with sand 
20080412 

From Thomas: I have a 100 pound bag of sand. I need to know how much sand I will need to fill a 13 cubic foot cylinder Answered by Harley Weston. 





Square feet and square yards 
20080401 

From Victor: 6200 sq. ft.into yards Answered by Penny Nom. 





The volume of a countertop 
20080308 

From Matthew: I need to calculate volume down to cubic feet. I pour concrete countertops
and cant figure out the formula to convert inches and feet. If I have a 2.5 inch
by 2 foot by 16 foot concrete countertop how do I convert it to cubic feet
and hence know how many bags of concrete at .6 cubic feet per bag I will need.
I am trying to input the formula into a spreadsheet. thank you so much Matt Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet to liters 
20080306 

From chase: if 1cu.ft=6.229 imp. gal and1 imp.gal=4.546 liters how many liters does of 128cuft. hold Answered by Penny Nom. 





How large is a container that will hold 3.5 cu meters? 
20080305 

From Robert: If a company allows you to ship personal belongings while on an over seas assignment and the figure is 3.5 cubic meters. Just how much is the total area in square feet?? 10X10X10 or??? I just wanted to understand the size of a container that would hold 3.5 cubic meters!! Answered by Harley Weston. 





Adding feet and inches 
20080304 

From mike: 3.25'+3.25" Answered by Penny Nom. 





What was the ostrich's speed in miles per hour? 
20080303 

From jacob: If it took an ostrich 2.5 seconds to travel 110 feet and the average speed is 44 feet/ seconds, what was the ostrich's speed in miles per hour? Answered by Penny Nom. 





A new carpet 
20080228 

From Rhiannon: The Gatlins are buying a new carpet for their house. They need about
1,175 square feet of carpet. The carpet they buy is sold by the square yard.
Estimate the number of square yards of carpet they need. Do I use the
formula to find the volume or are? Answered by Penny Nom. 





The acre measurement of a property 
20080130 

From Kim: I would like to know the acre measurement of a property that is 673.68 feet by 820.76 feet. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Linear feet to metres 
20080125 

From Jillian: i have a measurement of something in linear feet. i dont know what a linear foot is so i want to convert it to meters to have an idea.
how do i convert. Answered by Penny Nom. 





How many rolls of stock do I need to buy? 
20080116 

From Dan: How many rolls of stock do I need to buy?
Given:
The rolls are 40" wide, 20" roll o.d., 4" core o.d., gauge is 0.008"
I need to cut these master rolls in 6" strips (4" of waste per master roll)
and I need 1,270,500 linear feet of this strip. Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





0.18 of an acre 
20080109 

From susan: what is the square footage of .18 of an acre of land? Answered by Penny Nom. 





The area of a piece of property 
20080105 

From Greg: I need to know the area of a six sided piece of property. I sent a map by regular mail. Answered by Harley Weston. 





Volume in cubic feet 
20071220 

From kim: if i have the inches and need to convert them to cubic feet, how do i do that? i thought it was height X width X length. Answered by Penny Nom. 





What size room would I need for 220 cubic feet? 
20071218 

From Andy: What size room would I need for 220 cubic feet? What is the calculation I would use to find the answer to this problem? Answered by Penny Nom. 





How many gallons are in the tank? 
20071203 

From bobby: my tank holds 740 gallons and the dimensions are 8 ft tall and 4 ft diameter the wine is 3 ft 7.5 inches from the top can you figure out how many gallons are in the tank ? Answered by Penny Nom. 





The square footage of a property 
20071130 

From Warren: The west property line is 240' long with a 90degree angle to the south property line.
The south property line is 493' long with a 90degree angle to the east property line.
The east boundary is 165' long.
The length of the north property line is not known but it is a straight line from the north end of the east property line to the north end of the west property line.
Could you please tell me the total square feet and how many acres?
And how you calculated the answer Answered by Penny Nom. 





How many cubic feet are in this box? 
20071126 

From Julio: My son has a box that measures 27X18X19 inches. We want to know how many cubic feet are in this box. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet and gallons 
20071119 

From Leonard: Every conversion I find to convert a cubic foot to a gallon is in liquid.
Question, how would 1 cubic foot convert to gallons in dry measurement?
Example say you have 1 Gallon of packing peanuts how many cubic feet would that be?
I can do this and have done it for the heck of it, I took a box 12x12x12 inches, which is a cubic foot,
filled it with packing peanuts the tried to fill a 1 Gallon container, that amount almost fills a 1 gallon
bucket twice.
I even ask a math teacher and was told that 1 cubic foot equaled 7.481 gallons,
then I said that is liquid, teacher ansered yes, then i ask what about dry and got
a response of I do not know. Answered by Harley Weston. 





Board feet 
20071028 

From Carolyn: Lumber is measured iin board feet, where a board foot in volume of a piece of lumber one ft sq and one inch thick. How many board feet are in a two by four inch that is 10 feet long? Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





A Farmer's pasture 
20071019 

From Jennifer: A Farmer's pasture measures 100 feet by 108 feet. Each cow needs 4 square yards of pasture to have enough grass.
How many Cows should the farmer put in this pasture?
If he builds a fence around the pasture 5 feet inside the edge, how much fencing would he need?
Does this change the number of cows that can be kept in the pasture?
If so, why ? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Yards to feet 
20071004 

From Celina: A football field is 100 yards how many ft is it? Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





Cubic meters, square feet and office space 
20070925 

From Kathryn: Can someone please help and let me know how do you convert 11 cubic meters into square footage? Answered by Steve La Rocque and Harley Weston. 





How much water to fill my bedroom? 
20070922 

From hector: how can i find out how much water i can fill my bedroom with when it measures 12 ft.x12 ft.x10 ft. Answered by Steve La Rocque and Penny Nom. 





How much space we are talking about when they say 500 cf? 
20070911 

From Rhonda: I was informed while planning a move that the moving company will
allow 500 cubic feet of moving space. Anything over that is $5.99 per cf.
How do I find out exactly how much space we are talking about when
they say 500 cf ?? Thankyou in advance for the advice. Answered by Stephen la Rocque. 





Liquid in a pipe 
20070905 

From christian: how many cubic feet are in a pipe that is 3" (inside diameter) and 459 feet long? Answered by Stephen la Rocque. 





Is there a way I can calculate correct square footage for odd shapes? 
20070831 

From Tom: I manage a golf course, and we are about to over seed the course for the upcoming winter months. We will be over seeding all greens, fairways, and tee boxes. Noone of the area that we will be placing seed on is a regular shape. The closest shapes they would be is a circle, rectangle or square, but most of them are all odd CURVED shapes. I know what the equation is for Square ft., and I know how many Square ft. are in an acre, but I need to be precise with the amount of seed I order. Is there a way I can calculate correct square footage for odd shapes. Answered by Harley Weston. 





How many cubic feet in a cubic yard? 
20070825 

From George: How many cubic feet in a cubic yard? Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





32,648 square footage = how much land? 
20070822 

From Elizabeth: 1. What amount of Land = an acre?
2. 32,648 square footage = how much land? Answered by Penny Nom. 





The area of a five sided lot 
20070819 

From Karyn: I have been looking at your site, but I am still confused as to how to
figure out the exact square footage of my irregular lot (since it is a gradual fan
lot from the front, and triangles out in the back). Answered by Harley Weston. 





How many square feet are in 1.24 acres? 
20070815 

From Karen: how many square feet are in 1.24 acres Answered by Penny Nom. 





The area of a property 
20070717 

From Mary: I currently have an opportunity to sell my property to a business and they would like me to send a proposal to them with details.
I need to know the square footage of my property and have tried using your formula from similar questions. The dimensions of my property are as follows
front line facing street: 19.908 m
right side : 37.338 m
back line : 29.779 m
left side : 43.983m
The front line and the right side are at right angles to each other. Can you formulate and reply? Thank you Mary Answered by Harley Weston. 





A sand base for a pool 
20070701 

From Clark: I am adding sand for a base for a pool. It is 20' round and I would like the sand
to be 2" deep. Can you tell me how many cubic feet that would be?
Thanks! Answered by Harley Weston. 





Making a box with a particular volume 
20070620 

From Kimberly: How do you convert 487 cf into box? Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





Converting units 
20070601 

From SAMANTHA: My hot tub is 61 square feet, how many gallons would it be? Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





Cubic inches and square feet 
20070531 

From keith: is it possible to convert cubic inches to square feet.thanx Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





A bag of concrete 
20070529 

From rick: I have a bag of concrete that will cover .525 cubic feet of space.
How many square feet will the same bag cover? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Mulch price comparison (price per cubic yard versus price per cubic foot) 
20070523 

From Dianna: This is a 2fold question. I am getting some mulch that is measured in 1 cubic yard for $25.00.
Walmart has a 2 cubic bag for $3.00. I need to cover a 376 sq ft area. I need to know which is
the best deal and how much I need to buy to cover the 376 sq ft. Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





How much gravel do I need 
20070331 

From linda: how much gravel do I need for 254 square feet to be 4 inches deep? Answered by Penny Nom. 





How many yards of concrete? 
20070228 

From jeremy: I need to figure how many yards of concrete to use. I work for an asphalt company, and we are expanding into concrete. Currently we measure everything in sq. ft. So we came up with 6,960 sq ft of concrete to remove and replace. Currently there is 6" of concrete, and 2" of bedding material. We would like to replace only 4.5" of concrete, the rest in bedding. Here is how I figured, am I correct. 6,960 Sq ft (to simplify I made the Sq ft 350 X 20 ) 350 ft X 20 ft X .33 (1/3 ft or 4") = 2,310 cubic feet 2,310 cb ft / 27 = 85.55 cubic yards Is this correct? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cost per square foot 
20070214 

From llinden: how do you figure out the cost of square footage? the amount per sq ft is $28 Thank you Answered by Gabriel Potter. 





Chickens and cows 
20070208 

From Norman: My grandson is testing me on a question he recently solved.
The question is "A farmer has cows and chickens  there are 252 heads and 81 legs  how many of each animal does he have?"
I immediately thought of the quadratic equations I learned 50 years ago at school, but cannot remember how to do it. It is further complicated by the fact that 1 animal must have 3 legs as the total number of legs is 81 (or perhaps he his trying to catch me out) Any helpful advice would be welcome.
Many thanks Norman Answered by Stephen La Rocque and Penny Nom. 





Price of topsoil 
20070202 

From Tyler: I need to convert cubic yards to square feet. I have topsoil that is $34.30 a cubic yard and I need to know what the price is in square feet. The depth is 18". Answered by Penny Nom. 





A lumber yard receives 24 studs in a bundle 
20070123 

From Roxanne: A lumber yard receives 24 studs in a bundle that contains 25 row (or layers) of studs with 20 studs in each row. A 2X4 stus ia actually 1 1/2'' X 3 1/2'' X 92 5/8 Find the cross sectional area of a bindle in square inches Find the volume of the bundle in cubic feet Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





The volume of a pool 
20070123 

From Steve: how do we measure the cubic feet of a pool. The pool is 50 feet long by 40 feet wide by 4 feet at the shallow end and 9 feet at the deep end. Answered by Penny Nom. 





The square footage of a lot 
20070122 

From A parent: I HAVE A LOT THAT IS 50FT. BY 95.5 FEET HOW MANY SQ.FEET. Answered by Penny Nom. 





How do you calculate cubic feet from inches? 
20070117 

From Sue: How do you calculate cubic feet from inches: 8 1/2 X 11 sheet of paper that is 3/4 inches thick? Answered by Steve La Rocque and Haley Ess. 





Miles, square feet and acres 
20061218 

From Emily: How do you convert miles to square feet? I have to convert 2.86 miles to square feet and then convert 72.5 acres to square feet and add them together. I looked on your website and what does the word hence mean? Answered by Penny Nom. 





The square footage of 1.29 acres 
20061120 

From Steve: What is the approx. square footage of 1.29 acres? Answered by Penny Nom. 





The volume of a box 
20061116 

From Sam: I have this box to mail and i would like to find out the cubic foot of the box.The W52 D13 H 37 inch cubic Answered by Penny Nom. 





A container to hold 600 gallons of water 
20061107 

From Cissy: What size rectangular tank would I need to hold about 500600 gallons of water. Answered by Penny Nom. 





How many 1 square 3/8 thick pieces of steel can you get from one cubic foot of steel? 
20061012 

From Jana: How many 1 square 3/8 thick pieces of steel can you get from one cubic foot of steel? Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





I have a 3000 sq ft house ... 
20061010 

From Ann: I have a 3000 sq ft house and need to use flea foggers. Each fogger treats 6000 cubic feet. How many do I need? Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





Cubic feet 
20060906 

From Tom: How do I calculate cubic feet ? What is the formula? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Converting sq ft to sq meters 
20060803 

From JB: I would like to convert 2700 square feet into square meters. Answered by Penny Nom. 





54x14x8 at $28.00 per cubic foot 
20060724 

From Toi: How much would it cost if I had an item that was 54x14x8 and it was $28.00 per cubic foot? Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





Finding square footage from lengths in inches 
20060714 

From Ann: How do I find out the square footage of a window 45" by 22" and 43" by 35.5"? Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





Convert 13ft by 10ft room area into square feet 
20060618 

From Marlene: want to convert 13ft by 10ft room area into square feet Answered by Penny Nom. 





How many bags will it take to cover the area? 
20060614 

From Ken: I have area of 160 sq ft. I want to put mulch in the area 2 inches thick. The bag of mulch comes with 2 cu ft of mulch per bag. How many bags will it take to cover the area? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Square feet and linear feet 
20060610 

From Richard: Need to know how many linear ft are in 2800 sq.ft Answered by Penny Nom. 





Buying some carpet 
20060605 

From Russ: My room is 24 ft. long and 17 ft. wide. I need to know how many square feet are in 1 yd.² Answered by Penny Nom. 





what is the cubic feet of 18... 
20060527 

From A student: what is the cubic feet of 18"x18"x24"? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Square feet and acres 
20060519 

From Lisa: 1.12 acre= ???? sq ft
1.043 acre= ???? sq ft
I work in the loan department and I do appraisal reviews but I use square feet to determine my values. Answered by Penny Nom. 





A hallway in an old house 
20060506 

From Sabrina: I am trying to determine how many square feet is in a room that is not square or rectangular. It has basically 5 walls of different lengths, it is acutely considered a hallway in an old house, how can I figure out the footage, the Length times Width requires to much wasted materials Answered by Penny Nom. 





Acres 
20060325 

From Judy: How do you turn land measurements into acres
Such as piece of property is 45 x 167 Answered by Penny Nom. 





Linear feet on a paper roll 
20060320 

From Vishal: I WOULD WISH TO KNOW OF A STANDARD FORMULA BY WHICH I CAN CALCULATE THE LINEAR FEET OF A PAPER ROLL AS PER THE FOLLOWING DETAILS:
THICKNESS: 150 GSM (GRAMS PER SQUARE METER)
REEL WIDTH: 85 CM
REEL DIAMETER: 140 CM
REEL INNER CORE: 10 CM
REEL WEIGHT: 946 KG's
Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





Adding a cellar 
20060314 

From Spencer:
You want to add a cellar to your store. The construction company told you it would cost $5.90 per cubic yard to dig the cellar plus $20.00 per square ft. to finish it.
How much will it cost to add a cellar 36 feet long, 14 feet wide, and 8 feet deep?
Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





Cubic feet to cubic yards 
20060312 

From Sandy: We need to convert feet to cubic yards. The concrete is 45ft by 10ft by 4ft. How many cubic yards is this? Answered by Penny Nom. 





The volume of a freezer 
20060311 

From Marsha: I have a stand up freezer that measures 2ft deep, 23 inches wide, and 44.5 inches in height. I multiplied them (2x23x44.5) and came up with 2047. I guess my question is, when you look at an ad for this item, they always say 17, 14, or 19 cubic feet. How do they (and I) come up with a number like that? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Potting soil 
20060217 

From Cheryl: I need to buy some potting soil for a raised planting bed that is 6'x24'x1'. How do you figure how many 2 cu. ft. bags of potting soil that I will need? Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





A concrete slab 
20060213 

From Cheryl: A concrete area that will be used for picnic benches will measure 20 ft on each side. The concrete slab will be 8 inches deep. How many cubic feet of concrete will be needed to construct the patio? Answered by Penny Nom. 





the size of a lot is 300 sqm, what is the square feet conversion? 
20060211 

From JC: the size of a lot is 300 sqm, what is the square feet conversion? Answered by Penny Nom. 





How many 16 foot 2 by 4's are there in a 1000 board feet of lumber. 
20060208 

From Fred: how many 16 foot 2 by 4's are there in a 1000 board feet of lumber. Answered by Penny Nom. 





How do I calculate feet and inches to sq ft? 
20060109 

From Rebecca: How do I calculate feet and inches to sq ft? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Gallons and cubic feet 
20051119 

From Just interested: I have found that 1 cubic foot will hold 7.48 gallons of gasoline, but I would like to know how to come by this answer. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet and cubic yards 
20051112 

From Mike: I need to know how to calculate square feet into yards of material. Example: 1320 sq. ft. surface area by 1 in. depth. What does this equal in cubic feet and yards. Thanks for any help you can give me. Answered by Penny Nom. 





7000 sq feet = ? acres ??? 
20051105 

From Victor: 7000 sq feet = ? acres ??? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet and imperial gallons 
20051027 

From Dave: What is the volume in cubic feet which is occupied by 1080 Canadian gallons of water? Answered by Harley Weston. 





How many cubic feet are in 8 yards? 
20051020 

From Neisha: I am trying to figure out how many cubic feet are in 8 yards. I am trying to pour a concrete slab. The width is 24 ft, lenth is 30 ft, and it is 4 inches thick Answered by Penny Nom. 





How many gallons will it hold? 
20051016 

From Scott: I am building a pond and need to convert the cubic dimensions into gallons in order to know what size fountain pump to purchase.
My pond is 1 foot deep x eight feet long x three feet wide.
How many gallons will it hold? Answered by Penny Nom. 





The length of a lot 
20050828 

From Billy: If I have 3 acres and the front is 300 ft across how many feet would I go down the sides to equal 3 acres? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet 
20050810 

From Selene: This is my math question I need to convert these inches to cubic feet
34"W x 34"H x 34"L Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet in a mobile home 
20050722 

From Jeanne: my mobile home is 24 x 56. I'm trying to find out how many cubic feet this is. I'm going to set of some bug bombs and it says 1 can will cover 4000 cubic feet. I don't know how to figure my cubic feet. the ceilings are 8 ft high everywhere but the living and dining room. They are vaulted and approximately 10 feet at the peak. I just need an estimate. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Square feet and cubic feet 
20050530 

From Kim: Is there a relationship between square feet and cubic feet? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet of concrete 
20050523 

From Robert:
REQUIRED CUBIC FEET OF CONCRETE TO POUR AN EXTENDED PAD
8 FEET X 8 FEET X 6 INCHES DEEP
Answered by Penny Nom. 





How many cubic feet in a yard? 
20050513 

From Carol: How do you measure a cubic foot? How many cubic feet in a yard? Answered by Penny Nom. 





21yd 2ft divided by 5=what? 
20050310 

From A student: 1gallon 3qt divided by 6= what?
21yd 2ft divided by 5=what? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet and feet 
20050225 

From Nancy: How do you convert cubic
feet into feet?
The problem is to convert 90 cubic feet into feet. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Volume 
20040916 

From Jonathan: I have an area of 22ft x 43 ft, 6 inches high
Sq. ft..946
sq. yds...105.1
What is the cubic feet and cubic yards for this dimension. Answered by Penny Nom. 





2.79 acres 
20040811 

From Helen: What would the square footage be of 2.79 acres? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Area of a lot 
20040617 

From Mike: Could you please figure out the square footage and acreage of my lot? One side is 228 feet, another is 150 feet, another is 80 feet, and the last side is 164 feet. My house is in the middle and it is 62 feet by 37 feet. Is that subtracted from the total? I would like to know this when I have to buy fertilizer.
Answered by Penny Nom. 





Gallons in a cylinder 
20040220 

From Jim: Please advise how to use the formula I saw for determining the number of gallons in a cylinder? This is how it was written
V = pi r2 h
. does this mean pie, or 3.14 X radius squared, X the height? If so please use a standard 55 gal barrel (1' R & 3' H) for example? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Twelve acres 
20040113 

From Heather: I am looking at buying a property that includes 12 Acres of land and I am trying to visualize what this size is equivalent to. I have searched your site and figured out how many square feet it is but I was hoping that you could apply 12 Acres to something tangible, like a football field! Answered by Penny Nom. 





The square footage of an acre 
20040112 

From Paul: What is the square footage of an acre of land assuming all four sides are
equal in length. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic yards of concrete 
20031102 

From John: The foundation is 20' X 20' and the depth is 6", there are also three footings that are 20' X 12" X 12" each. Can you show me the equation to figure out how many yards of concrete I will need to pour the footings and foundation. Answered by Harley Weston. 





Water in a tank 
20030902 

From A parent: if a tank is 48 inches long 14 inches wide and 18 inches deep if a yardstick was inserted into the tank and measured 2 inches of water in the tank how many gallons of water would be in the tank. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Acres 
20030813 

From A landowner: Can you please tell me how many total acres the following measurements would equal? 280 feet by 80 feet 220 feet by 70 feet 200 feet by 75 feet Answered by Penny Nom. 





Yards and cubic feet 
20030811 

From Sonya: How many cubic feet are in a yard? Answered by Penny Nom. 





"cubic feet" of a refrigerator 
20030716 

From Ron:
Is the volume of a home appliance (e.g. fridge or freezer) calculated in a different way? I am planning to replace both my fridge and my freezer but I'm unable to determine what size replacement to get. For example, one company descibes their fridge as being 32"(L) x 30"(W) x 66" (H). I converted those measurements to feet (2.67 x 2.5 x 5.5) and I calculate the fridge to be 36.7 cubic feet. However, the company says the fridge is 18 cf. Answered by Chris Fisher. 





The weight of a fish tank 
20030520 

From A ponderer: I had a question pertaining conversion units..I have a fish tank at home and the dimensions are 24, 44, and 48 inches, I want to find out how much it weighs in pounds when filled up with water...knowing water is 62.4 pounds per cubic feet...do I just divide the 62.4 pounds to 12 because I"m trying to find out through cubic inches. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Gallons of rain 
20030425 

From Jocelyn: If you have a surface of 6500 square feet and 1 inch of rain falls on the surface, how many gallons of water does this equal? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Density 
20030219 

From Rob: What is the formula for converting cubic feet to pounds? (with any substance) Answered by Penny Nom. 





0.027 acres 
20030116 

From Cory Lee: How many square feet are in How many square feet are in .027 acres?? Answered by Penny Nom. 





The dimensions of a box 
20021203 

From Paula: My son, who is in secondary school, needs to make a box with the inside dimensions of 1.25 cubic feet. It's supposed to be more in the shape of a rectangle than a square. I would like to know the equation to use to find the inside dimensions of a box if I know how many cubic feet (or inches) I need the inside to be. Answered by Penny Nom. 





How many cubic feet are in a cubic mile? 
20020830 

From William: How many cubic feet are in a cubic mile? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic yards of concrete 
20020824 

From Michael: if you have a 10" dia pipe 8' long how many cubic yards would it take to fill with concrete. how how would you go about figuring it out. and also if you would how many cubic feet, cubic inches in a cubic yard. i know you don't need to answer, seeing i am not in school, but would appreaciate it. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Gallons in a cylindrical tube 
20020821 

From Heidi: IF I HAVE A 12" DIA TUBE WITH 1/4" WALL AND 72" IN LENGTH HOW MANY GALLONS OF WATER WILL THIS HOLD Answered by Penny Nom. 





0.63 of an acre 
20020608 

From Sherry: how many square feet are in 0.63 of an acre Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet and cubic yards 
20020527 

From John: how do you find the cubic feet/cubic yard of area 10 feet wide by 15 ft long by 2 inches high Answered by Penny Nom. 





A 6,000 gallon tank 
20020428 

From Someone with a big tank: I was wondering if you can find out information about how much liquid fuel can fit in a 6,000 GAL. tank. Right now I do not have the exact dimensions of this tank but I will have it the 29th of April. Could you please Email me and let me know if you can answer this question after I have the correct specifications. Answered by Penny Nom. 





How many gallons of water in a cubic foot? 
20020414 

From Richard: I am tring to find out how many gallons of water in a cubic foot. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Sodding the yard 
20020408 

From Craig: my parents want to lay sod in our back yard. the sod cost $2.00 per square foot. The size of our yard is 20x20 and 26x41 Answered by Penny Nom. 





Area of an octagon 
20020401 

From Someone: What is the actual square footage of a 12' octagon? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Acres 
20011010 

From Allison: how many feet are there in an acre? Answered by Chris Fisher. 





The price of a carpet 
20010301 

From Amber: i have to calculate the square footage of carpet for me room and im not quite sure how to do that. the carpet is $2.08 per sq. ft. and my room is 12x11ft. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet 
20010220 

From Frances: I'm trying to calculate cubic feet from the dimensions of a machine given in inches. Width = 32" Height = 79.5" Length = 91.5" Weight = 3920 lbs Please help? Obviously I've been away from school too long!! Answered by Penny Nom. 





Square feet and cubic feet 
20010121 

From Jenny: How do I convert square feet to cubic feet? If I have 2000 square feet then how many cubic feet do I have? Answered by Harley Weston. 





Cubic yards and cubic feet 
20000826 

From Rhonda: have 2.47 cubic yards. what could the dimensions, in feet, be to equal this? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Square feet and acres. 
19990515 

From Helene Freeman: How can I find out about acres in sq. ft. a house lot is 2360 sq. ft. and the house is on 1432 how many acres are left? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Volume of a cube. 
19990404 

From Alex Elkins: How do you find the volume cubic matter of a cube or space, example how many cubic feet in an example 6" high 4' X 6' rectangle Thank You Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet and gallons 
19990326 

From Karen Coheley: How many gallons in a cubic ft. ?? Answered by Harley Weston. 





Imperial System of Measurement. 
19970917 

From Judy Pardilla: Please also give the solution to the answers. Thank you.  If a room is 12 feet by 15, how many square yards are there?
 If a single roll of wallpaper will cover 30 square feet, how many single rolls will it take to cover a wall 8' x 15'?
 If ceramic tiles are 8" x 8", how many tiles would it take to cover an area 4' x 6'?
If possible, can you email me a table for imperial measurements. Thank you! Answered by Penny Nom. 

