# Square Feet To Square Meters Conversion

ft²

1 ft² = 0.09290304

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## How to convert square feet to square meters (ft² to m²)

The formula for converting square feet to square meters is: m² = ft² × 0.09290304. To calculate the square foot value in square meters first substitute the square foot value into the preceding formula, and then perform the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 square foot in square meters we follow these steps:

m² = ft² × 0.09290304

m² = 1 × 0.09290304

= 0.09290304

In other words, 1 square foot is equal to 0.09290304 square meters.

## Example Conversion

Let's take a look at an example. The step-by-step process to convert 2 square feet to square meters is:

1. Understand the conversion formula: m² = ft² × 0.09290304
2. Substitute the required value. In this case we substitute 2 for ft² so the formula becomes: m² = 2 × 0.09290304
3. Calculate the result using the provided values. In our example the result is: 2 × 0.09290304 = 0.18580608 m²

In summary, 2 square feet is equal to 0.18580608 square meters.

## Converting square meters to square feet

In order to convert the other way around i.e. square meters to square feet, you would use the following formula: ft² = m² × 10.763910417. To convert square meters to square feet first substitute the square meter value into the above formula, and then execute the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 square meter in square feet we follow these steps:

ft² = m² × 10.763910417

ft² = 1 × 10.763910417

ft² = 10.763910417

Or in other words, 1 square meter is equal to 10.763910417 square feet.

## Conversion Unit Definitions

### What is a Square Foot?

A square foot is a unit of area measurement commonly used in the United States and other countries that follow the imperial system of measurement. It represents the area of a square with sides measuring one foot in length.
To provide an example of a square foot, imagine a small room with dimensions of 10 feet by 10 feet. The area of this room in square feet can be calculated by multiplying the length (10 feet) by the width (10 feet).
Area = Length x Width
Area = 10 feet x 10 feet
Area = 100 square feet
So, the area of the room is 100 square feet. This means that the room covers a total surface area of 100 square feet, which can be visualized as a square-shaped region with sides measuring 10 feet each.
Square feet are commonly used in various applications related to land measurement, real estate, construction, and interior design. For example, when buying or renting a house, the size of the living area or the total area of the property may be specified in square feet. In construction, the area of rooms, floors, or entire buildings may be measured in square feet. Additionally, in interior design, the size of rugs, tiles, or carpeting may be determined in terms of square feet.
It's worth noting that the square foot is smaller than the square meter, which is the primary unit of area measurement in the metric system. One square foot is approximately equal to 0.093 square meters.
In summary, a square foot is a unit of area measurement representing the area of a square with sides measuring one foot in length. The example of a room with dimensions of 10 feet by 10 feet illustrates how the square foot is used to quantify areas, particularly in the United States and other countries following the imperial system of measurement.

### What is a Square Meter?

A square meter is a unit of area measurement in the metric system. It is commonly used to quantify the size or extent of two-dimensional surfaces. The square meter is defined as the area of a square with sides measuring one meter in length.
To provide an example of a square meter, imagine a small room with dimensions of 4 meters by 2.5 meters. To determine the area of this room in square meters, we multiply the length (4 meters) by the width (2.5 meters).
Area = Length x Width
Area = 4 meters x 2.5 meters
Area = 10 square meters
So, the area of the room is 10 square meters. This means that the room covers a total surface area of 10 square meters, which can be visualized as a square-shaped region with sides measuring 1 meter each.
The square meter is widely used in various applications, such as measuring the area of rooms, houses, land, and other flat surfaces. It is also employed in construction, architecture, interior design, and real estate to determine the size and layout of spaces. Additionally, the square meter is used in scientific research, engineering, and manufacturing, where precise area measurements are required.
It's important to note that the square meter can be scaled up or down using metric prefixes. For example, a square kilometer is equal to one million square meters, while a square centimeter is equal to one-hundredth of a square meter.
In summary, a square meter is a unit of area measurement representing the area of a square with sides measuring one meter in length. The example of a room with dimensions of 4 meters by 2.5 meters illustrates how the square meter is used to quantify the extent of two-dimensional surfaces in various fields and applications.

## Square Feet To Square Meters Conversion Table

Below is a lookup table showing common square feet to square meters conversion values.

Square Foot (ft²)Square Meter (m²)
1 ft²0.09290304
2 ft²0.18580608
3 ft²0.27870912
4 ft²0.37161216
5 ft²0.4645152
6 ft²0.55741824
7 ft²0.65032128
8 ft²0.74322432
9 ft²0.83612736
10 ft²0.9290304
11 ft²1.02193344
12 ft²1.11483648
13 ft²1.20773952

## Other Common Square FootConversions

Below is a table of common conversions from square feet to other area units.

ConversionResult
1 square foot in square inches144 in²