Posted by **Tammy** on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 12:29pm.

Why area is measured in square feet?

And why is volume measured in cubic feet?

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**Steve**, Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 12:39pm
length is in ft

area is length * length = ft^2

and so on for higher dimensions.

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**JJ**, Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 6:00pm
Volume has 3 measurements - length, width and height that is why we have cubic feet also written as ft^3.

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