Since 1 yard converts to 3 feet in length, there are 9 square feet in 1 square yard. The area of a perfect square always equals the length of one side squared, written in this case as "3 squared," which has a product of ... 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 »

Concrete is sold in cubic yards, so the number of square feet in that yard depends upon how deep the concrete is poured. Concrete can be poured in different amount of thickness. More »

To calculate square footage of rectangular floor space, determine the length and width of the rectangular space in feet, then multiply them together. If floor space is not a perfect rectangle, break the space up into rec... More »

The cubic feet formula depends on the shape of the object for which one is calculating volume, but for a cube, v=a^3, where a is the length of one side in feet. For cylinders and prisms, the formula is the area of the ba... More »

Linear footage is the same as length; if a man is 6 feet tall, then he has 6 linear feet. Linear means "straight line." The straight distance from point A to point B is the linear distance between those two points. More »

When cutting a yard of fabric, the material is unrolled from the bolt, measured and cut at 36 inches or 3 feet in length. As fabrics come in varying widths, measurements only consider the length of the fabric when cuttin... More »