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Linear feet are a measure of length (no different from feet); square feet measure area. You cannot simply convert between measures of different kinds of quantities;the connection between them will be specific to a particular problem.A practical example in which this question can arise is in buying countertops for a kitchen. Some materials are sold by the square foot; others (basically those that are extruded, so they come in standard widths) are sold by the linear foot. In order to compare the two, you need to compute the area and wall length for the countertop you want.You can't convert between the two. All you have to do is to make the appropriate measurements so you can calculate the price of each item.The terms used in the lumber industry are a bit confusing.There are two terms that I think you might be mixing up.A LINEAR FOOT is simply the length of a board. If you want to know the area or volume of the board,you need additional information. For instance, 6 linear feet of 1-by-12 has an area of 6 square feet (12 inches = 1 foot, times 6 feet), and it's 1 inch thick, so the volume is 1/2 cubic foot (6 square feet times 1/12 foot). But 6 linear feet of a 1-by-6 board would have half the area and half the volume.A BOARD FOOT is equivalent to one square foot of a 1-inch-thick board. In other words, it is a square-foot-inch (ft^2-in), or 1/12 cubic foot.Linear feet are used for the pricing of a single size such as two-by-fours. Board feet are used for larger lumber that you are more likely to want to compare directly with different size boards .To sum up, neither a linear foot nor a board foot can be converted directly to square feet. A linear foot is a linear (length) measure, and a board foot is a volume measure. You need to know your particular board to do anything more, such as find the area.an example with an" L" shaped countertop will betwo rectangles are 24 by 80 inches and 24 by 36 inches. Thus the area is: 24 * 80 + 24 * 36 = 24 * (80 + 36) = 24 * 116= 2784 sq. in.To get it in square feet, divide by 144:

2784 / 144 = 19.33 sq. ft.The linear measure of this countertop would be 60 + 80 = 140 inches = 140/12 feet = 11.67 feet

Posted on Apr 08, 2014

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One variety of answer would be to say that the full perimeter is 2x(80+14) = 188 linear feet. Since you're posting in Cars and Trailers, I'm taking this to be a long movable trailer instead of a Mobile Home Park type trailer. Take out what would be there for wheel area. Then divide by the length of the cinderblock. For a 18" cinderblock (1.5 feet), 188 / 1.5 = 125-1/3 blocks. If it's just blocks, 125 may squeeze in. If you're talking about building a wall, figure in another 1/2" for mortar between, which will take you to about 122 (no allowance for wheels). If this is a mobile home type trailer and the blocks are what the trailer is resting on, then it'll be a little more involved, depending on the width of the blocks for when you turn the corners. In general, it'll be 120-122 blocks per layer, times how many block heights there will be to the height you want the home to be at.

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Nov 11, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

linear measure is a length measurement so if you have 14 inches ,that is linear measurement

if you have metric measure and you want to convert to inches,

14 " equals .355 meters or 335.0 millimeters

it is still linear measurement

if you have metric measure and you want to convert to inches,

14 " equals .355 meters or 335.0 millimeters

it is still linear measurement

Aug 30, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

19" . Linear is length.

Linear feet (often called Lineal feet) are the same as regular feet. No conversion is necessary. If something is 6 linear feet tall, it is 6 feet tall. It should be noted, that the correct term is Linear, since Lineal refers to a line of ancestry, not to length.

Applies to inches also.

Linear feet (often called Lineal feet) are the same as regular feet. No conversion is necessary. If something is 6 linear feet tall, it is 6 feet tall. It should be noted, that the correct term is Linear, since Lineal refers to a line of ancestry, not to length.

Applies to inches also.

Aug 30, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

If your weren't in an accident, it's not your problem you are having. the inertia switch is on the passenger side at the feet. behind the kick panel.

Jun 05, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

(12*2)* + (16*2) = 56 linear foot perimeter

Mar 06, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

Linear feet is the total length of the board. Since your board is 34 inches long, almost 3 ft, it would be rounded up to 3 linear foot. (2.83 linear feet tobe exact)

if you wanted board foot, the Board ft is 5.67

if you wanted board foot, the Board ft is 5.67

Feb 19, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

sq feet is the length of the material multiplied by the width of the material. Linear feet is just the length of the material. So ,because roofing material is measured in the length measurement ( the width is pre-set coverage) if you are paying for a sheet that is 20ft long and covers 3ft you will be paying for 20 linear ft

IF you buy 4 x 20 ft sheets you will be be paying for 4 sheets and they will cover an area of 240 sq ft ( each sheet covers 60 sq ft so 4 sheets =240 sqft

to get the answer to your question you will have to know the length of the sheet and the width so that the area covered by a sheet can be known

Assuming that it is a roof area you want to cover, measure the length of the sheet required to cover the length of span ( gutter to ridge cap) and the width of the roof ( front to back) and divide that by the width of a sheet will give you the number of sheets required. Now multiply that number of sheets by the length of 1 sheet will give you the linear ft of the area to be covered.

IF you buy 4 x 20 ft sheets you will be be paying for 4 sheets and they will cover an area of 240 sq ft ( each sheet covers 60 sq ft so 4 sheets =240 sqft

to get the answer to your question you will have to know the length of the sheet and the width so that the area covered by a sheet can be known

Assuming that it is a roof area you want to cover, measure the length of the sheet required to cover the length of span ( gutter to ridge cap) and the width of the roof ( front to back) and divide that by the width of a sheet will give you the number of sheets required. Now multiply that number of sheets by the length of 1 sheet will give you the linear ft of the area to be covered.

Feb 12, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

Linear means long. Height has nothing to do with linear. If I have 2 sidewalks, one 8 feet wide 30 feet long, other 2 feet wide 30 feet long. They are each 30 linear feet.

Nov 07, 2014 | Cars & Trucks

they dont really convert, one is volume the other is distance or length. Not sure how any measurement of linear feet could aid moving.

Sep 14, 2014 | Cars & Trucks

You would need to know the width to calculate it.

Linear feet is length in a specific width.

Linear feet is length in a specific width.

Jul 18, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

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