To convert linear feet to square yards, it is necessary to find the square feet first by multiplying the length by the width and then dividing the square feet by 9. To illustrate, a carpet with a linear feet or length of... More »

A linear yard is the straight-line distance of a yard in the United States customary system of measurement. The measurement of a linear yard is 3 feet or 36 inches. More »

A 1-yard distance is equivalent to 3 feet. If a driveway is 15 yards long, simply multiply 15 by 3 to find the number of feet. The length of a 15-driveway would be 45 feet. More »

Convert square feet into yards by multiplying the length of a space by the width of the space to calculate the area of the space. Divide the sum by 9 to arrive at the square yardage of the space. More »

To calculate the square footage of a square or rectangle, measure the length and width of the area in feet, then multiply length by width to determine square footage. Different formulas are used to calculate the square f... More » Science Measurements

If the width of the material in inches and the linear length in feet are both known, convert the width to a fraction of a foot, then multiply width times length to find square footage. For example, the square footage of ... More »

To convert feet to square feet for a rectangular area, find the length of the area you are measuring, and multiply it by the width of the area. A square foot is a measurement unit equal to a square that measures one foot... More »