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April 7[edit]

"Measuring a rectangular box"[edit]

If you are measuring up a rectangular in inches both the length and the width and you come a across a key which tells you 1/2=1foot how do you go about converting the inches to a foot?

--Writer Cartoonist (talk) 23:11, 7 April 2009 (UTC)

Measure the side lengths in inches, then convert the side lengths to (linear) feet, and multiply (giving you square feet). Ζρς ιβ' ¡hábleme! 02:12, 8 April 2009 (UTC)