# Square Feet to Square Meters Converter

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## Conversion Table

 square feet to square meters sq ft sq m 1 sq ft 0.0929 sq m 2 sq ft 0.1858 sq m 3 sq ft 0.2787 sq m 4 sq ft 0.3716 sq m 5 sq ft 0.4645 sq m 6 sq ft 0.5574 sq m 7 sq ft 0.6503 sq m 8 sq ft 0.7432 sq m 9 sq ft 0.8361 sq m 10 sq ft 0.929 sq m 11 sq ft 1.0219 sq m 12 sq ft 1.1148 sq m 13 sq ft 1.2077 sq m 14 sq ft 1.3006 sq m 15 sq ft 1.3935 sq m 16 sq ft 1.4864 sq m 17 sq ft 1.5794 sq m 18 sq ft 1.6723 sq m 19 sq ft 1.7652 sq m 20 sq ft 1.8581 sq m

## How to convert

1 square foot (sq ft) = 0.09290304 square meter (sq m). Square Foot (sq ft) is a unit of Area used in Standard system. Square Meter (sq m) is a unit of Area used in Metric system.

## Definition of the Square Foot

A square foot is a unit of area that measures the size of a surface. It is defined as the area of a square whose sides are one foot long. A square foot is equal to 144 square inches, 0.092903 square meters, or 0.0000229568 acres. It is also a common unit of area in the United States customary system and the imperial system.

## How to Convert Square Foot to Other Units

To convert a square foot to other units of area, we need to multiply or divide by a conversion factor. A conversion factor is a number that relates two units of measurement. For example, to convert a square foot to a square meter, we need to multiply by 0.092903, which is the conversion factor between these two units. Here are some common conversion factors for square foot and other units of area:

• 1 square foot = 0.092903 square meters
• 1 square foot = 144 square inches
• 1 square foot = 0.111111 square yards
• 1 square foot = 0.0000229568 acres
• 1 square foot = 0.00000003587 square miles
• 1 square foot = 929.03 square centimeters
• 1 square foot = 92903 square millimeters

## Where Square Foot is Used

The square foot is widely used in the United States, the United Kingdom, and some other countries as a standard unit of area measurement. It is used for various purposes, such as measuring the size of rooms, buildings, floors, walls, roofs, carpets, tiles, and more. Different countries may have different preferences or regulations for using the square foot or other units of area in different applications. Here are some examples:

• In the United States, the square foot is used for measuring the floor area of residential and commercial buildings, as well as the size of carpets, tiles, and roofs.
• In the United Kingdom, the square foot is used for measuring the floor area of residential and commercial buildings, as well as the size of carpets and tiles.
• In Canada, the square meter is more commonly used for measuring the floor area of buildings, but the square foot is also used for some purposes, such as real estate listings and energy efficiency ratings.
• In Australia and New Zealand, the square meter is more commonly used for measuring the floor area of buildings, but the square foot is also used for some purposes, such as real estate listings and carpet sizes.
• In India, the square foot is used for measuring the floor area of buildings and rooms, as well as the size of carpets and tiles.
• In China, the square meter is more commonly used for measuring the floor area of buildings and rooms, but the ping (a unit equal to 3.306 square meters) is also used for some purposes.

## History of Square Foot

The concept of measuring area by using squares dates back to ancient times. The ancient Egyptians, Babylonians, Greeks, and Romans all used different units of area based on squares with different side lengths. For example, the ancient Egyptians used a unit called setat, which was equal to a square with sides of 100 cubits (about 52 meters). The ancient Greeks used a unit called plethron, which was equal to a square with sides of 100 feet (about 30 meters). The ancient Romans used a unit called iugerum, which was equal to a square with sides of 120 feet (about 35 meters).

The modern definition of the square foot was established in the late 18th century by the British Parliament as part of the imperial system. The imperial system was designed to create a uniform and consistent system of measurement based on traditional units that were widely used in Britain and its colonies. The original definition of the foot was derived from an iron rod that was kept in London as a standard measure. The original definition of the square foot was then derived from this definition as the area of a square whose sides are one foot long.

The definition of the foot has been revised several times over the years to improve its accuracy and precision. The current definition of the foot was adopted in 1959 by an international agreement as “the length equal to 0.3048 meter exactly”. The current definition of the square foot is then derived from this definition as before.

## Example Conversions of Square Foot to Other Units

Here are some examples of converting a given area in square feet to other units:

• A room that has an area of 100 square feet can be converted to:
• 9.2903 square meters
• 14400 square inches
• 11.1111 square yards
• 0.00229568 acres
• 0.000003587 square miles
• 92903 square centimeters
• 9290300 square millimeters
• A building that has an area of 10000 square feet can be converted to:
• 929.03 square meters
• 1440000 square inches
• 1111.11 square yards
• 0.229568 acres
• 0.0003587 square miles
• 9290300 square centimeters
• 929030000 square millimeters
• A carpet that has an area of 10 square feet can be converted to:
• 0.92903 square meters
• 1440 square inches
• 1.11111 square yards
• 0.000229568 acres
• 0.0000003587 square miles
• 9290.3 square centimeters
• 929030 square millimeters
Square feet also can be marked as ft2.

## Definition of the Square Meter

A square meter is a unit of area that measures the size of a surface. It is defined as the area of a square whose sides are one meter long. A square meter is equal to 10,000 square centimeters, 1,000,000 square millimeters, or 0.0001 hectares. It is also the base unit of area in the International System of Units (SI).

## How to Convert Square Meter to Other Units

To convert a square meter to other units of area, we need to multiply or divide by a conversion factor. A conversion factor is a number that relates two units of measurement. For example, to convert a square meter to a square foot, we need to multiply by 10.7639, which is the conversion factor between these two units. Here are some common conversion factors for square meter and other units of area:

• 1 square meter = 10.7639 square feet
• 1 square meter = 1.19599 square yards
• 1 square meter = 0.000247105 acres
• 1 square meter = 0.0000386103 square miles
• 1 square meter = 10000 square centimeters
• 1 square meter = 1000000 square millimeters

## Where Square Meter is Used

The square meter is widely used around the world as a standard unit of area measurement. It is used for various purposes, such as measuring the size of rooms, buildings, plots of land, maps, carpets, paintings, and more. Different countries may have different preferences or regulations for using the square meter or other units of area in different applications. Here are some examples:

• In most countries, the square meter is used for measuring the floor area of residential and commercial buildings.
• In the United States, the square foot is more commonly used for measuring the floor area of buildings, but the square meter is also used for some purposes, such as energy efficiency ratings and environmental impact assessments.
• In Canada, the square meter is used for measuring the floor area of buildings, but the acre is also used for measuring the size of land parcels.
• In Australia and New Zealand, the square meter is used for measuring the floor area of buildings and the size of land parcels, but the hectare is also used for measuring large areas of land.
• In India, the square meter is used for measuring the floor area of buildings and the size of land parcels, but the bigha and the acre are also used for measuring agricultural land.
• In China, the square meter is used for measuring the floor area of buildings and the size of land parcels, but the mu and the hectare are also used for measuring agricultural land.

## History of Square Meter

The concept of measuring area by using squares dates back to ancient times. The ancient Egyptians, Babylonians, Greeks, and Romans all used different units of area based on squares with different side lengths. For example, the ancient Egyptians used a unit called setat, which was equal to a square with sides of 100 cubits (about 52 meters). The ancient Greeks used a unit called plethron, which was equal to a square with sides of 100 feet (about 30 meters). The ancient Romans used a unit called iugerum, which was equal to a square with sides of 120 feet (about 35 meters).

The modern definition of the square meter was established in 1795 by the French Academy of Sciences as part of the metric system. The metric system was designed to create a universal and rational system of measurement based on natural phenomena and decimal multiples. The original definition of the meter was one ten-millionth of the distance from the equator to the North Pole along a meridian. The original definition of the square meter was then derived from this definition as the area of a square whose sides are one meter long.

The definition of the meter has been revised several times over the years to improve its accuracy and precision. The current definition of the meter was adopted in 1983 by the General Conference on Weights and Measures as “the length of the path travelled by light in vacuum during a time interval of 1/299792458 second”. The current definition of the square meter is then derived from this definition as before.

## Example Conversions of Square Meter to Other Units

Here are some examples of converting a given area in square meters to other units:

• A room that has an area of 15 square meters can be converted to:
• 161.459 square feet
• 17.9399 square yards
• 0.00371054 acres
• 0.000579364 square miles
• 150000 square centimeters
• 15000000 square millimeters
• A plot of land that has an area of 5000 square meters can be converted to:
• 53819.5 square feet
• 5979.95 square yards
• 1.23553 acres
• 0.0019307 square miles
• 50000000 square centimeters
• 5000000000 square millimeters
• A painting that has an area of 0.5 square meters can be converted to:
• 5.38195 square feet
• 0.597995 square yards
• 0.000123553 acres
• 0.000019307 square miles
• 5000 square centimeters
• 500000 square millimeters
Square Meters also can be marked as Square metres and m2.

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