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# How do you convert board feet into square feet?

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A board foot is a standard unit of measure referring to the volume of lumber in a 1 inch by 1 foot by 1 foot board. Assuming that the wood being measured is cut into 1-inch-thick boards, then 1 board foot converts to 1 square foot.

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A board foot is a measure of volume, and wood may not always be 1 inch thick. For example, a 2-square-foot board that is 2 inches thick equals 4 board feet. To calculate the number of square feet a board will cover based on the board feet, the volume in board feet is divided by the thickness in inches.

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## How big is a square foot in measurement?

A:A square foot (abbreviated as ft2) is a unit of area measurement equivalent to a square measuring 1 foot on every side. One square foot equals to approximately 0.09 square meters. A square foot is a unit of area used mostly in the imperial and U.S. customary measurement systems.

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## How large is an acre of land?

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Full Answer >**An acre of land covers 43,560 square feet, so a 208.7 foot by 208.7 foot square of land is equivalent to one acre.**This is 77 percent the size of an American football field or slightly smaller than 12 high school basketball courts put together.Filed Under: -
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## What is the unit of measurement for natural gas?

A:The unit of measurement for volume of natural gas is cubic feet, and the unit of measurement for the energy content of natural gas is a British Thermal Unit, or BTU. The term therm applies to 100 cubic feet of natural gas, and 1,000 cubic feet is an mcf.

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## How many gallons are in an HCF?

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Full Answer >**HCF is an acronym for "hundred cubic feet" and is a standard unit for measuring a volume of water, typically for water metering and billing purposes.**One hundred cubic feet of water is equal to 748 gallons. The average American uses 100 gallons of water every day.Filed Under: