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# How do you calculate linear feet?

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**Linear feet is calculated by adding the lengths of points connected by straight lines.** For example, the perimeter around a house can be measured in linear feet. Square feet measures area, and linear feet measures length.

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Two areas that measure the same square feet can have different perimeters, hence differing values for linear feet, if they’re shaped differently. For example, a rectangle that measures 8 feet long and 2 feet wide has an area of 16 square feet (length x width) and a perimeter of 20 linear feet (2 x (length + width), while a square that measures 4 feet by 4 feet has the same area but a perimeter of 16 linear feet.

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## How many linear feet are around an acre?

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Full Answer >**The number of linear feet around the edges of an acre-sized plot is equal to the perimeter of the plot.**The actual perimeter, however, depends on whether the plot is four-sided or circular.Filed Under: -
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## How do you calculate cubic meters?

A:Cubic meters are calculated by finding the volume of an object. Wolfram MathWorld lists 15 volume formulae that aid in calculating an object's volume.

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## How do you calculate the weight of a steel bar?

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Full Answer >**The weight of a steel bar is calculated depending on its shape.**Its weight per cubic inch is 0.2904 pounds. The weight of a square bar in pounds per foot is calculated by multiplying 3.40 pounds by L squared, where L is the length of one of the sides.Filed Under: -
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## How does one calculate tare weight?

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Full Answer >**When the gross weight and the net weight are known, the tare weight may be calculated by subtracting the net weight from the gross weight.**Most containers should also have a plate stating their tare weight.Filed Under: