posted by .

How many square inches are needed to cover a square foot? My Dad and I don't see eye to eye on this one--- My Dad says 144 I say the answer is 12 inches squared. Who is correct??

  • math -

    Your Dad is correct. It's 144 square inches. To cover a square foot you need 144 squares, each measuring 1 inch x 1 inch.

    Your answer is just one step in arriving at the correct answer.

  • math -

    1 square inches = 0.00694444 square feet

    12 sq inches = 0.08333 sq ft

    1 square ft = 144 sq inches

    12 inches squared = 144 sq inches

    you are both right

  • math -

    1 foot=12 in

    (1 foot)^2 =(12 in)^2

    1square foot = 144square inchs

  • math -

    do not have a answer

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. math

    how many square inches are in a square foot A square foot has 12 inches on each side. To find the number of square inches, multiply 12 x 12. You can also go to and type in 1 square foot to square inches and press enter.
  2. math

    How do you get square feet from inches? Ex: a room measures 179 inches by 5o inches, what is the square feet?
  3. Math

    Can you help me? 360 in^ = _____ ft^ ( ^ means 2 ) So which would the answer be: 30, 3.6, 2.5, or 1.8 Wouldn't it be 30?
  4. 3 grade math ms sue

  5. Per Calculus

    An apple pie has a 12 inch diameter and the angle of one slice is 60 degrees. What is the area of that slice of pie?
  6. Math

    How many square inches of wrapping paper are needed to entirely cover a box that is 2 inches by 3 inches by 4 inches?

    The side of a square is Three raised to the five halves power inches. Using the area formula A = s2, determine the area of the square. This is the side of the square in fraction(3^5/2) A = 9 square inches A = 15 square inches A = 225 …
  8. math

    A flying disc has a radius of 6 inches. What is the area of one side of the flying disc to the nearest square inch?
  9. Math

    A right circular cylindrical can is 6 inches high , and the area of its top is 36 square root square inches . What is the minimum number of square inches of construction paper it would take to cover the lateral surface of this can …
  10. Math

    One side of a square is 10 inches long. How many 1 square inch tiles are needed to cover the area of the square?

More Similar Questions