For example, a

**dimension**of a rectangular**room**on a blueprint, 14' 11" X 13' 10" equates to a**room**size of 14 feet, 11-inches wide by 13 feet, 10-inches long.**Dimensions**are expressed as width by length by height or depth in three-**dimensional**space.Similarly, how do you determine the size of a room?

To do so, use a tape

**measure**to**determine**the**room's**length and width. Then multiply the length by the width to get your square footage. For instance, if the**room**is 12 feet wide and 12 feet long, you will need enough flooring for 144 square feet (12×12=144).What are the dimensions of a room?

For instance, if the room is

**12 feet wide**and**12 feet**long, the area of the floor is**144 square feet**. Your result is the measurement of the total floor area. Record this number on your drawing. Measure the length and width of any square or rectangular recesses.1

## What is Hxwxd dimensions?

People often ask about the "correct" use of length, width, height, and depth. Length, when referring to measurement in one

**dimension**(as in the length of a line segment or a or a piece of string), has a specialized meaning.2

## How do you find the area of a room?

To measure your rectangular

**room**, use a tape measure, pencil and paper to record the length and width of the**room**. Once you have these two measurements recorded, multiply them to get the total**area**of the**room**.3

## Is it length by width by height?

It will depend of what object your are measuring. Usually the bigger dimension goes first, if it's a car is the

**length**, a TV screen the**width**, a door the**height**. But it's not a rule. Some class of object follows the same order like furniture, a table has a long**length**and**width**, and small**height**so the**height**is last.4

## How can we calculate wall area from floor area?

**How to Calculate Wall Area If You Know Floor Area**

- Take the square root of the floor area to get the width of one wall in a square room.
- Multiply the wall width by four to get the perimeter of the room.
- Multiply the perimeter of the room by the ceiling height to get the wall area.

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## How do you determine the square footage of a house for an appraisal?

Most real estate appraisers

**measure**the exterior of the home to**calculate**the gross living area. For example, a two-story home that measures 25 feet by 25 feet would have 625**square**feet on each floor, so the**appraiser**would say the**house**contains 1,250**square**feet.6

## How do you read window sizes?

**Read**a

**window size**listed on a set of architectural drawings. It will look similar to "3050," which specifics the

**window's dimensions**. The numbers represent a

**window**that is 3-feet 0-inches wide by 5-foot 0-inches tall. The first digit is in feet and the second digit is the inches that a

**window**is wide.

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## How do you write 4 feet 11 inches?

Help! A. Usually, a hyphen is unnecessary:

**write**“five**feet**, two**inches**tall,” “five**feet**, two**inches**,” “five**foot**two,” and so forth. But a hyphen is helpful in expressions such as “five-two.” If you**write**5′2″, there's no space after the sign for**feet**(a prime symbol).8

## How do you read body measurements?

Bust/waist/hip

**measurements**(informally called vital statistics) are a common method of specifying**body**proportions for the purpose of fitting clothes. They match the three inflection points of the female**body**shape. It is also often used in women's personal ads or Internet profiles to indicate their appearance.9

## How do you find the length and width of a room?

Measure the length and the

**width**of a square or rectangular**room**. Use the standard 2(Length +**Width**) = Perimeter formula to find the perimeter of a**room**. Using a measuring tape, find the length and**width**of the**room**. Add the length and the**width**, then multiply the answer by two.10

## How do I read a tape measure?

**How to Read a Tape Measure**

- Find/read the markings. On a standard tape measure, the biggest marking is the inch mark (which generally has the biggest number, if it has them).
- As the increments decrease, so does the length of the mark.
- Read 1 inch.
- Read one-half inch.
- The remaining markings follow a similar pattern.

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## How do dimensions go in order?

The

**order**in which the**dimensions**appear will depend on the product category. Here are some popular examples: Boxes: Length x Width x Height (See below) Bags: Width x Length (The width is always the**dimension**of the bag opening.)12

## What comes first width or height?

The Graphics' industry standard is width by height (width x height). Meaning that when you write your measurements, you write them from your point of view, beginning with the width. That's important. When you give us instructions to create an

**8×4 foot**banner, we'll design a banner for you that is wide, not tall.13

## Is it length by width for pants?

For example, if you have a jeans size 36/32, the number 36 means that you have a waist width of 36 inches. The number 32 then corresponds to a leg length of

**32 inches**. 1 inch corresponds to 2.54 cm. Before measuring your pants, take a pair of jeans and place them flat on the floor.14

## How do you measure for a carpet?

To

**calculate**your total square footage for a**room**, just multiply your**room**width and length together. Use a decimal when needed. That is 12' width x 10' length = 120 square feet divided by 9 = 13.33 yards. In this case, there would be 2 feet x 10 feet of**carpet**waste because the**room**is less than 12 feet wide.15

## How do you measure dimensions?

Allow a minimum of 3mm extra to each

**dimension**for the fitting . Be sure that the length and width do correspond to the opening of the box. You can also provide us with a board size of the box. To do this fully open out the carton until it is just a single flat sheet and**measure**the length and width of the board.16

## How do you work out square meters?

**Method 1**

**Calculating an Area in Square Meters**

- Choose a meter stick or metric tape measure.
- Measure the length of the area you're measuring.
- If you can't measure the entire length at once, do it in stages.
- Measure the width.
- Convert from centimeters to meters.
- Multiply the length and width together.

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## How do you calculate square footage of a wall?

**Measure**length of each

**wall**including doors and windows. Find the total

**square feet**of the

**wall**(s) by multiplying ceiling height by total

**wall**length. Subtract

**areas**that will not be covered. (Standard doors are about 3 x 7

**feet**or 21square

**feet**; standard windows about 3 x 4 or 12

**square feet**.)