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I just cant work out how to begin working this one out! ok I have made a 50 metre square with netting (or as close to square as the 50 metre roll would go!) what i need to know is how many square … Read More
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7y, 2w agoPosted 7 years, 2 weeks ago
I just cant work out how to begin working this one out!

ok I have made a 50 metre square with netting (or as close to square as the 50 metre roll would go!)
what i need to know is how many square feet are within my square???
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7y, 2w agoPosted 7 years, 2 weeks ago
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1 Like #1
538 feet
There's about10.75 ish to a metre
#3
When you say "50 metre square", do you mean a square of area 50 m2? or a square with sides of length 50m?
#4
I had a roll of netting that was 50 metres long
#5
Mardyass
I had a roll of netting that was 50 metres long


how wide?
#6
lprangle21
how wide?
im getting confused myself lol

ok its a roll of poultry netting and there was 50 metres on the roll,i used this to make a square enclosure to split up some chickens,its the inside area of this enclosure in square feet that i wanted to find out

or should i say "floor space" within the enclosure
1 Like #7
If its sides of 50m then its an area of 2500m^2 which is 26909 feet^2
#8
Mardyass
im getting confused myself lol

ok its a roll of poultry netting and there was 50 metres on the roll,i used this to make a square enclosure to split up some chickens,its the inside area of this enclosure in square feet that i wanted to find out

or should i say "floor space" within the enclosure


But how wide is the roll?
#9
Op needs to be clear about the dimensions but my iPhone app says 50 m2 = 538.2 ft2
#10
bigfoot100
But how wide is the roll?


50 metres long 1.2 metres high
#11
ahhh ok then thats 1,681 sq ft
#12
so 60 square meters and 645 square feet
#13
I'm even more confused now with different findings lolol
#14
Oh i think i understand what you want it would be each side of 12.5 metres therefore 156.25 square meter's 1681.875 square feet
1 Like #15
50 m is the perimeter of the square so each side is 50/4 = 12.5m long.
12.5m = 41.01ft so the sq ft = 41.01 x 41.01
=1681.9 sq ft
#16
Sorry for the confusion I completely misunderstood your question lol.
#17
Bluerinse
50 m is the perimeter of the square so each side is 50/4 = 12.5m long.
12.5m = 41.01ft so the sq ft = 41.01 x 41.01
=1681.9 sq ft
superb thankyou:thumbsup:
#18
My tuppance 511.81 sqft

50 divided by 4 (Walls) = 12.5 x 12.5 to get sq m = 156sq m

*Edit I converted after getting sq m.
1 Like #19
50m roll therefore each side of square= 12.5 m
Area = 12.5*12.5 metres squared = 156.25 m2
1m= 3.28 feet

Therefore, 156.25*3.28*3.28= 1681 ft squared
#20
calico_cat
50m roll therefore each side of square= 12.5 m
Area = 12.5*12.5 metres squared = 156.25 m2
1m= 3.28 feet

Therefore, 156.25*3.28*3.28= 1681 ft squared


And I've seen my mistake. D'oh. Should have converted to feet first then wouldn't have suffered looking like a fool :p
#21
i'm afraid your not necessarily right. it depends on how the square is laid (you forgot to take the thickness of the netting into account)
http://img176.imageshack.us/img176/5019/20785997.png
1681ft will work only for the first one

third one is = 1097feet

second one is 12.5+1.2 x 12.5 x 3.28 squared = 1358 square feet

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