# Convert square meter to square foot

## What is a square meter?

Square meters is the common option for the evaluation of areas in different countries. They are based on a standard internationally recognized unit and are designated as m^2.

To understand what is a square meter, imagine a corresponding geometric figure with all sides equal to 1 m or 100 cm. That is exactly an area that is established as one m^2.

Basically, this metric represents the product of the multiplication of two numerical values, namely the length and width of an object. Its length is multiplied by the width. The result obtained is an area or numerical characteristic of the plane. Most often, this parameter is encountered when calculating the space of a room, while buying land or thinking about the amount of building materials’ consumption.

Altogether, it is quite convenient and common in everyday life and corresponds to 0.000001 sq. kilometers or 0.0001 hectares.

## What is a square foot?

The square foot, denoted as sq ft or ft², is an element of the size of area widely employed in the USA, Canada, and several other nations where a method of measures established on feet and inches survives. It is the area equal to the square of one foot in length and width. One just foot is analogous to around 0.0929 square m.

Historically, the square ft originated in ancient height methods, where various lengths were established on parts of the human body, such as feet. This was opportunely for calculating land locations and buildings in the pre-industrial era. Later, the criteria method was standardized and refined to evolve more accurately and consistently.

Today, ft² is widely utilized to calculate residential and commercial square footage, as well as in building and real estate. For illustration, when buying a property, you may be informed of the square footage of the house. This metric is also helpful for estimating the required square footage when planning furniture, renovations, or landscaping. Thus, the square feet remain a fundamental and usually operated metric that can facilitate counting and approximating the sizes of various things and spaces.

## How to Convert square meter to square feet

If the need arises to work with square meter to square feet transformations, one has to follow the basic rules of their correspondence. Thus, 1 sq meter to sq feet is equal to 10.76391042. This value is a useful multiplier applicable for this transformation and can be utilized with different precision levels.

For instance, 5 sqm to sqft give 53.81955208 as a result of multiplying 5 by 10.76391042. That is exactly the way to convert sq m to sq ft manually and without any problems.

To convert square meter to square foot, the formula is used,
$\mathrm{SquareFoot}=\mathrm{SquareMeter}×10.764$
where the m^2 to ft^2 value is substituted to get the answer from Area Converter.
1 m^2
=
10.764 ft^2
1 ft^2
=
0.0929 m^2
Example: convert 15 m^2 to ft^2:
15 m^2
=
15
x
10.764 ft^2
=
161.46 ft^2

## How many square meter in a square foot

Furthermore, if we divide 1 by 10.76391042, we will get 0.09290304. This is also a useful coefficient that reveals the amount of m^2 in one square foot. Altogether, both these options evaluate areas but they differ in meaning approximately 10 times.

square meter (m^2)square foot (ft^2)
0.01 m^20.107639104 ft^2
0.1 m^21.076391042 ft^2
1 m^210.76391042 ft^2
2 m^221.52782083 ft^2
3 m^232.29173125 ft^2
5 m^253.81955208 ft^2
10 m^2107.6391042 ft^2
20 m^2215.2782083 ft^2
50 m^2538.1955208 ft^2
100 m^21076.391042 ft^2
1000 m^210763.91042 ft^2

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