Square Inches - Square Feet Converter
Convert between square inches and square feet (in2 and ft2) using this area conversion tool. This converter is part of the full area converter. Simply choose whether you want to convert square inches to square feet or square feet to square inches, enter a value and click the 'convert' button. Reference charts are available down the page.
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Converting square feet and square inches
Some commonly asked questions are included below, as well as a reference chart. When making manual conversions, you can use the converter at the top of this page to check your answer.
How many square inches are there in 1 square foot?
There are 144 square inches in 1 square foot. To convert from square feet to square inches, multiply your figure by 144 (or divide by 0.0069444444444444) .
How many square feet are there in 1 square inch?
There are 0.0069444444444444 square feet in 1 square inch. To convert from square inches to square feet, multiply your figure by 0.0069444444444444 (or divide by 144) .
In the chart below, figures are rounded to a maximum of 4 decimal places (6 with smaller numbers) to give approximations.
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What is a square foot?
The square foot is used as a form of measurement within Canada and the United States. It can be adopted to describe the amount of floor space (for real estate) or the overall size of an exterior property. Architects will also refer to square feet when designing new buildings. One square foot is a bit smaller than an average-sized piece of A4 printer paper. One square foot can be translated to 0.092 square metres. Sometimes, the force of the modern hydraulic press is measured in pounds per square inch or square foot.
What is a square inch?
A square inch is a common unit of measurement within the United States and the United Kingdom. It can be used throughout numerous industries such as construction, graphic design, textiles and painting. Some common abbreviations include sq. in., sq. inches and in/-2. One square inch can approximate the size of many postage stamps. A single square inch is equal to 6.45 square centimeters.
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