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Unregistered 04-11-2007 11:11 PM

linear meters to square meters
 
Hi, I'm hoping that you can explain this to me in very simple terms so I can remember how to do it again...lol...
I have a timber floorboard that is 85mm wide of undetermined length. I have been advised that the timber will cost $12 a linear meter. I need to work out the square meter price of this timber. How do I do this? Is it possible? Ahhh help?

Robert Fogt 04-11-2007 11:53 PM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
linear meters * width in meters = square meters

85 millimeters = 0.085 meters
1 linear meters * 0.085 meters = 0.085 square meters

$12 / 0.085 square meters = $141.18 per square meter

Thats some expensive wood.

Unregistered 04-12-2007 06:28 PM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
Thanks Robert, I was doing it right. I was just extremely surprised at the price and thought I must've done something wrong. Thanks for the simple explanation. You're a star!

Unregistered 11-27-2009 09:57 PM

Re: square meter to linear meter
 
We have got a tile of 60x60cm. We need to cut the tiles to 20x60cm. How many linear meters do we get.

JohnS 11-28-2009 02:56 AM

Re: square meter to linear meter
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Unregistered (Post 66973)
We have got a tile of 60x60cm. We need to cut the tiles to 20x60cm. How many linear meters do we get.

Assuming you don't break any (I broke a lot, the one time I did any tiling), you will get three pieces 20 x 60 cm from each tile.

Measuring areas in linear meters assumes a width. You get different answers depending on whether you use the 20 cm or 60 cm dimension as width, and line them up with the other dimension as length. You have 0.6 m of 60 cm wide tile or 1.8 m of 20 cm wide tile. You decide.

Unregistered 02-02-2010 01:57 AM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
i have some size of tiles :-
Type A: 6" x 16" x 48" (150 x 406 x 1220mm)
Type B 6" x 16" x 72" (150 x 406 x 1830mm).

please let me know about the total quantity (pcs0 in one sqmtr or total sqmtr in one linear meter.
urgently
regards
amit

JohnS 02-02-2010 03:02 AM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Unregistered (Post 68201)
i have some size of tiles :-
Type A: 6" x 16" x 48" (150 x 406 x 1220mm)
Type B 6" x 16" x 72" (150 x 406 x 1830mm).

please let me know about the total quantity (pcs0 in one sqmtr or total sqmtr in one linear meter.
urgently
regards
amit

Is the 150 mm dimension the thickness, and the two larger dimensions the face area of interest?

Each A sized piece has a face area of 0.406 m x 1.22 m =0.4953 m.
Taking the reciprocal, 2.019 pieces will cover a square meter.

Each B sized piece has an area of 0.743 m, 1.346 pcs will cover 1 m.

Tiles are usually installed with grout between tiles, and the dimensions should be the tile plus the grout width. This will slightly reduce the number of tiles needed in an area. However, cutting to size to fit at the edges of the room will waste some tile. Both factors need to be considered for an exact tile count for a job, but the above will give you a general idea.

kolor 09-25-2010 05:30 AM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
Thanks for your advises.
And if i have some size of tiles :-
20" x 56" x 48" ?

JohnS 09-25-2010 05:58 AM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by kolor (Post 73596)
Thanks for your advises.
And if i have some size of tiles :-
20" x 56" x 48" ?

I don't understand what you mean by the three dimensions. Usually a tile has a length and a width, and the thickness is relatively thin. Please describe the dimensions relative to the way the tile will be used.

What are you asking about these tiles. :confused:

Unregistered 12-30-2010 02:28 AM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
I have a squre of 60X60 cm, I want to convert it into squre meter, how can I do that???

Please I need your help this is for my project

Thank you

JohnS 12-30-2010 02:57 AM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Unregistered (Post 75487)
I have a squre of 60X60 cm, I want to convert it into squre meter, how can I do that???

Please I need your help this is for my project

Thank you

60 cm x 60 cm = 0.6 m x 0.6 m
The area is 0.36 m

Unregistered 02-02-2011 09:34 AM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
hi can anyone tell me how many sqm is 54m of tilee, with the tile size being 150mm x 300mm

JohnS 02-02-2011 05:46 PM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Unregistered (Post 76080)
hi can anyone tell me how many sqm is 54m of tilee, with the tile size being 150mm x 300mm

Which way is the tile oriented? Is it 54 m x 300 mm or 54 m x 150 mm

If 300 mm that's 0.3 m, and area is 54 m x 0.3 m = 16.2 m.

Unregistered 02-03-2011 02:57 AM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
i need 54m of tiles which has to be cut to 150mm x 300mm for skirting tiles. the suppiler only has 250mm x 400mm and has asked me to cut them to 150mm x 300mm. so i am trying to work out the area required to order 250mm x 400mm tiles, which i can cut to 150mm x 300mm. i require 54m to do the skirting.

i want to minimise has much waste as possiable

regards

JohnS 02-03-2011 09:12 AM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Unregistered (Post 76101)
i need 54m of tiles which has to be cut to 150mm x 300mm for skirting tiles. the suppiler only has 250mm x 400mm and has asked me to cut them to 150mm x 300mm. so i am trying to work out the area required to order 250mm x 400mm tiles, which i can cut to 150mm x 300mm. i require 54m to do the skirting.

i want to minimise has much waste as possiable

regards

If I assume the tiles are 150 mm wide (perpendicular to the direction of skirting) and 300 mm long (in the direction of skirting) you need 54 m/ 0.3 m = 180 tiles

Each 250 mm x 400 mm tile can only yield one 150 mm x 300 mm tile and some scrap, so you need 180 of the larger tiles (that assumes no cutting mistakes or breakage) The area is 180 x 0.4 m x 0.25 m = 18 m, of which you are only using 180 x 0.3 x 0.15 = 8.1 m, so get a good discount. In cutting, you are throwing over half the area away.

Unregistered 02-03-2011 12:39 PM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
thanks John makes more since to me know

cheers

Unregistered 02-14-2011 12:40 PM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
1,60 x 1,60 metros
1 x 1 metro
how do i calculate this in lenght and wide

Unregistered 04-29-2011 05:53 AM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
Hi I have a box of tile which is 6 linear metres, there are 10 tiles in a box and the wide of each tile is 7.20cm. Can you tell me how many sq metres that is per box

JohnS 04-29-2011 09:38 AM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Unregistered (Post 77778)
Hi I have a box of tile which is 6 linear metres, there are 10 tiles in a box and the wide of each tile is 7.20cm. Can you tell me how many sq metres that is per box

So if 10 tiles is 6 linear meters, I assume they are 0.6 m x 0.072 m, and the area of 10 of them is 10 x 0.6 m x 0.072 m = 0.432 m.

mounga 07-07-2011 04:07 AM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
To calculate a linear mt to sqm
here is the formula
wx = 1000
w = width of the timber
x = is the amount of linear meter to make up a sqm
so if your width is 85mm
85X = 1000
so X = 11.76 (that mean 11.76 of linear meter with 85mm will make a sqm)
so if the linear meter is $12 dollar
you time the $12 dollar with 11.75 to get the total amount for a sqm

$12 X 11.76 = $141.12
Hope you'll unterstand Malo

Unregistered 09-13-2011 02:07 AM

How much is a linear meter?
 
What is linear meter?
Difference between linear meter and running meter?

I have got some Kerb stone work to do..So Yeah what is linear meter?

JohnS 09-13-2011 05:15 AM

Re: How much is a linear meter?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Unregistered (Post 80898)
What is linear meter?
Difference between linear meter and running meter?

I have got some Kerb stone work to do..So Yeah what is linear meter?

It is the length of material required given some standard width (and thickness) which are ignored. If you buy precast curbs, it is the length of all the materials you buy. For a street of length L, and curbs on both sides, you need 2*L linear meters, and the cross section has to be the shape you want. Actually, you might have some deductions for driveways.

For boards to cover a deck of area A, with boards of width W, you need A/W linear meters plus a scrap allowance. If you don't know the width, or the boards have mixed widths, this becomes a very confusing concept, and you can't tell what the coverage will be.

Shahmier 10-10-2011 06:26 AM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
hi,

i have Stainless Sheet 1.0mm thickness. The sheet size is 2440x1228mm the price is MYR 280.00/sheet. So i want to know what is the price in square meter?

JohnS 10-10-2011 07:07 AM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Shahmier (Post 81614)
hi,

i have Stainless Sheet 1.0mm thickness. The sheet size is 2440x1228mm the price is MYR 280.00/sheet. So i want to know what is the price in square meter?

MYR 280/sheet x 1 sheet/(2.44 m x 1.228 m) = MYR 93.448/ m

Unregistered 12-19-2011 12:53 AM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
Kindly assist me. I want to convert 6,ooo. linear metres to square metres. How do I do it please.

Unregistered 03-11-2012 05:01 PM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
I want to know 200 lineal meters to metres and how to work it out.

Unregistered 04-16-2012 10:19 PM

how to find linear meter in a drawing
 
I want to calculate the linear meter in a drawing.how to find it?

Unregistered 04-26-2012 03:06 AM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
HOW MANY linear meter
DO I NEED TO COVER A ---10MTR X 15MTR ROOF TOP -- WITH TIN SHEETS 0.06MM THICK; 1070 WIDE AND 3000 IN LENTH ??????????? RUSS973@hotmail.com

dvd_1980@rediff.com 05-11-2012 06:28 AM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
plz.change 20 square meter to linear meter

Unregistered 06-18-2012 01:08 AM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
Please I need your help.

How can i covert the Mosaic Border for Toilets 25cmx5cm to square meter (55LM)
and Ceramic Skirting Porcelain Polished 60cmx10cm (91LM)


Thank you

JohnS 06-18-2012 02:17 AM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Unregistered (Post 87063)
Please I need your help.

How can i covert the Mosaic Border for Toilets 25cmx5cm to square meter (55LM)
and Ceramic Skirting Porcelain Polished 60cmx10cm (91LM)


Thank you

Multiply the linear meters by the width (in meters)

55 m x 0.25 m
91 m x 0.60 m

Unregistered 06-23-2012 11:04 PM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
Hi,

I have a 56 square metre area that I want to lay decking too. How many linear metres of timber do I need?

Thank heaps

JohnS 06-24-2012 03:03 AM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Unregistered (Post 87179)
Hi,

I have a 56 square metre area that I want to lay decking too. How many linear metres of timber do I need?

Thank heaps

Don't know, depends on the width of the material.

Measure the visible width, as it will be installed, and express it in meters.
Divide the area by that.

Example 100 mm, as installed is 0.1 m
56 m/0.1 m = 560 m
(You should add 10% scrap factor as cutting to fit will result in scraps too short to use)

If material is wider, you need less length.

HaileMeskel 08-28-2012 03:10 AM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
Hi, Last time I was asked you the conversion of linear meter to square meter. Awaiting your reply. Thanks
Best Regards
Hailemeskel

JohnS 08-28-2012 05:53 AM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by HaileMeskel (Post 88197)
Hi, Last time I was asked you the conversion of linear meter to square meter. Awaiting your reply. Thanks
Best Regards
Hailemeskel

Multiply by width (in meters)

Unregistered 10-23-2012 07:52 AM

square meter to cubic neter
 
i want to convert square meter to cubic meter
2000 sq-meter with 5 cm thick = ? cubic meter

JohnS 10-24-2012 01:42 AM

Re: square meter to cubic neter
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Unregistered (Post 89262)
i want to convert square meter to cubic meter
2000 sq-meter with 5 cm thick = ? cubic meter

5 cm = 0.05 m
2000 m x 0.05 m = 100 m

Unregistered 11-21-2012 08:22 AM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
Hi, can you asssit me with the conversion of 313,586.72 and 541,696.45meters to square meters. Need it urgently. Thanks

JohnS 11-21-2012 03:21 PM

Re: linear meters to square meters
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Unregistered (Post 89863)
Hi, can you asssit me with the conversion of 313,586.72 and 541,696.45meters to square meters. Need it urgently. Thanks

An area is the product of two dimensions, for example a length and a width. If those values are lengths, what is the width? Can you tell us more about the context of your question? There is no general conversion without addition information.

Unregistered 04-20-2013 12:31 AM

Square metres to lineal metres
 
Can you please help I have 70m2 and would like to lay 140mm width decking, how do I work out the lineal metres?


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