ANSWERS: (1) 10 x 12 inches (in each foot) 120 inches

(2) 12

(3) 72 inches t 36 inches (in each yard) 2 yards

CONVERSION OF SQUARE MEASURE

The problems you just solved were dealing with___________________________________

(what kind?)

measure (inches, feet, yards).

Now, here is a part of the conversion table for square measure.

Given

To Obtain

Multiply By

Divide By

(a) Square Inches

Square Feet

144

(b) Square Inches

Square Yards

1,296

(c) Square Feet

Square Inches

144

(d) Square Feet

Square Yards

9

(e) Square Yards

Square Feet

9

Solve the following:

(1) How many square feet are in 2 square yards?

(2) Given 432 square inches, find the number of square feet, square yards.

(3) Given 10 square yards, find the number of square inches.

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