# Square feet of a Rectangle Calculator

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Square feet of a rectangleHow to calculate the square feet of a rectangle?How to use this square feet of a rectangle calculator?Other related calculatorsFAQsOur **square feet of a rectangle calculator** is the perfect tool for when you want to **calculate** the **area** of a rectangle in **square feet**. In this article, we shall discuss how to calculate the square feet of a rectangle, how to use this calculator, and some frequently asked questions.

## Square feet of a rectangle

**Square feet** of a rectangle is the **area** of that rectangle measured in the **imperial units** $\text{sq} \cdot \text{ft}$ or $\text{ft}^2$. Apart from this particularity, square feet of a rectangle is computed in the same way as its area:

where:

- $\text{SA}$ - The
**surface area**of the rectangle measured in $\text{sq} \cdot \text{ft}$ or $\text{ft}^2$; - $l$ - The
**length**of the rectangle measured in $\text{ft}$. Usually, it refers to the longest side of the rectangle; and - $w$ - The
**width**of the rectangle measured in $\text{ft}$. Usually, it refers to the shortest side of the rectangle.

Ensure that the **length** and **width** are in **feet** before the multiplication to avoid further conversions.

## How to calculate the square feet of a rectangle?

To find the square feet of a rectangle, you require its **length** and **width**:

**Convert**the**length**and**width**into**feet**.**Multiply**this length and width to obtain the**area**in**square feet**.- Double-check your answer using the square feet of a rectangle calculator.

## How to use this square feet of a rectangle calculator?

This square feet of a rectangle calculator is simple to use:

**Enter**the**length**of the rectangle in its appropriate field. It's alright if its units are not in feet. Just ensure you're getting the units right.**Enter**the**width**(or breadth) of the rectangle in its appropriate field. Again ensure that you've picked the correct units.- Our square feet of a rectangle calculator will automatically calculate the area of the rectangle in square feet and display the result in the appropriate field.

### What is the area of an American football field?

`48,000 sq.ft`

**excluding** the **end zones**. **Including** the end zones, it is `57,600 sq. ft`

. The regular play area is a **rectangular field** 300 ft long and 160 ft wide, whereas the entire field is 360 ft long and 160 ft wide.

### How do I calculate the square feet of carpet required?

To calculate the square feet of carpet required for your floor, follow these simple steps:

**Measure**the**length**and**width**of the floor where you want to lay your carpet. It is convenient to take this measure in**feet**.**Multiply**this length and width to acquire the**area**of the carpet in**square feet**.- Celebrate your successful calculation of the carpet area.