Hey there! Today, we’re going to explore **how to change units of measurement**, specifically converting **square meters** into **square feet**. This can come in handy, especially if you’re thinking about starting a garden or planning a garden layout!

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### What are Square Meters and Square Feet?

First, let’s understand what **square meters** and **square feet** are. They both measure **area**, which is the size of a surface.

- A
**square meter**is like a square that has sides measuring**1 meter**long. - A
**square foot**, on the other hand, is a square with sides that are**1 foot**long.

### The Conversion

To convert **square meters to square feet**, we can use a conversion factor. One square meter is equal to about **10.764 square feet**. So, if you have **10 square meters**, you can find out how many square feet that is by doing the following:

$$

10 \, \text{square meters} \times 10.764 \, \text{square feet/square meter} = 107.64 \, \text{square feet}

$$

This means that **10 square meters** is approximately **107.64 square feet**! That’s a good amount of space for some gardening.

### Examples of 10 Square Meters

To help visualize what **10 square meters** looks like, here are **7 objects** that each measure **1 square meter**:

- A
**garden plot**that is 1 meter by 1 meter. - A
**small rug**with an area of 1 square meter. - A
**dining table**that has a top surface with dimensions of 1 meter by 1 meter. - A
**paving stone**that is perfectly square and measures 1 meter on each side. - A
**canvas**that is 1 meter tall and 1 meter wide. - A
**small children’s play area**made up of 1 meter by 1 meter mats. - A
**square flower bed**with sides of 1 meter.

So, when you’re out in your garden thinking about how much space you have, remember that **10 square meters** is around the same size as about **10 of those 1 square meter objects combined**! Happy gardening! 🌼🌱