Square Rods - Square Feet Conversion


Convert between square rods and square feet ( and ft2) using this area conversion tool. This converter is part of the full area converter. Simply choose whether you want to convert square rods to square feet or square feet to square rods, enter a value and click the 'convert' button. Default rounding is set to a maximum of 14 decimal places.

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How to convert square feet to square rods

You may be wondering how many square rods there are in x square feet.

To convert from square feet to square rods multiply your x figure by 0.0036730945821855.

How to convert square rods to square feet

Alternatively, you may want to know how many square feet there are in x square rods.

To convert from square rods to square feet multiply your x figure by 272.25.

As part of your answer checking process, select the appropriate unit from each 'select' box in the converter tool at the top of the page, enter your figure (x) into the 'value to convert' box and click the 'Convert!' button.

What is a square foot?

The square foot is used as a form of measurement within Canada and the United States. It can be adopted to describe the amount of floor space (for real estate) or the overall size of an exterior property. Architects will also refer to square feet when designing new buildings. One square foot is a bit smaller than an average-sized piece of A4 printer paper. One square foot can be translated to 0.092 square metres. Sometimes, the force of the modern hydraulic press is measured in pounds per square inch or square foot.

What is a square rod?

A rod can also be referred to as a "pole" or a "perch". One rod is 5.02 meters long. One square rod is therefore approximately the size of 25 square meters. Its history can be traced as far back as the Roman times when rods or cordage were used to standardise land surveys. As the term hints, a "rod" originally referred to a metal bar used to divide land during the 13th and 14th centuries in England. The rod was also useful due to the fact that it could be converted into whole numbers when measuring an acre. One acre is equal to 160 square rods. In modern times, the rod is still used to price sections of pipe as well as to determine the size of some gardens.

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