Five feet, 9 inches. or 5'9, is equivalent to 69 inches. Since 1 foot unit has exactly 12 inches, 5 feet equals 60 inches. Add 9 inches to 60, and you'll have 69 inches in total. H...

Since 12 inches make a foot, anyone or anything that stands 48 inches is exactly 4 feet tall. A yard is exactly 3 feet, so 48 inches or 4 feet is approximately 1.33 yards. One mile...

If you're trying to figure out what x squared plus x squared equals, you may wonder why there are letters in a math problem. That's because, in the case of an equation like this, x...

Making conversions between the English system of measurement and the Metric system is no sweat. All you need to know is the conversion factor, and you are all set.

A measurement of 7 mm (millimeters) is about 0.27559 inches. This value is equal to 9/32 of an inch. If you have a ruler on hand, 7 mm is close to (but not exactly) 1/4 of an inch....

Have you ever wondered how to convert something measured in millimeters to inches or vice versa? You can learn several ways to make this conversion, as well as the difference betwe...

Measuring units of length can be tricky when you have to deal with two totally different systems of measurement. Converting from the Metric system (meters, centimeters, kilometers,...

There are a number reasons to calculate square footage, such as for measuring a home with the purpose of putting a price on square footage when selling it. Remodeling projects may ...

Finding the area of a pipe's opening in square inches can be useful in determining the flow capacity of the pipe. A pipe with a larger opening allows more fluid to pass through and...

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