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## Can we calculate area in Sketchup?

There are several ways to have SketchUp calculate/display area: **Area is a Context Menu item for an individual or multiple selection of Faces and Surfaces**. Area is displayed in the Entity Info box when the selection is one or more Faces.

## What is the formula to calculate square feet?

Basic formula for square feet

Multiply the length by the width and you’ll have the square feet. Here’s a basic formula you can follow: **Length (in feet) x width (in feet) = area in sq.** **ft.**

## How do you work out the area size?

To work out the area of a square or rectangle, **multiply its height by its width**. If the height and width are in cm, the area is shown in cm². If the height and width are in m, the area is shown in m². A square with sides of 5 m has an area of 25 m², because 5 × 5 = 25.

## How do you measure in Sketchup?

**To measure a dimension while in either view, follow these steps:**

- Move your controller into view and direct your cursor over the model. …
- Click the model. …
- Click the Tape Measure icon ( ).
- At the prompt, move your cursor over the beginning point for your measurement and click.

## How do you calculate inches into square feet?

Square Inches to Square Feet Conversions

To convert from square inches to square feet, **multiply your figure by 0.0069444444444444** (or divide by 144) .

## What is the meaning of 1 square feet?

noun. **a unit of area measurement equal to a square measuring one foot on each side**; 0.0929 square meters. Abbreviation: ft2, sq.