Q: Why is a 2 by 4 not actually 2 inches by 4 inches?

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26 inches is actually smaller than 2 1/4 feet. Since one foot contains 12 inches, two feet would be 24 inches. There for 26 inches would be 2 feet 2 inches, where as 2 1/4 feet is 27 inches.

A 2X6 is 5 1/2 inches wide. Incidentally it's 1 1/2 inches thick. Pre-WWII lumber was cut at stated dimensions, a 2x4 was actually 2 inches by 4 inches.

There are 76 inches in 2 yards and 4 inches.

2 inches x 2 inches = 4 square inches

There are 12 inches in one foot. Therefore, 2 feet 4 inches is equal to (2 x 12) + 4 = 28 inches.

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26 inches is actually smaller than 2 1/4 feet. Since one foot contains 12 inches, two feet would be 24 inches. There for 26 inches would be 2 feet 2 inches, where as 2 1/4 feet is 27 inches.

No, 2 feet and 4 inches is equal to 28 inches (2 feet x 12 inches/foot + 4 inches). 6 inches is less than 2 feet and 4 inches.

A 2 by 4 board actually measures 1.5 inches by 3.5 inches in thickness and width. The name "2 by 4" comes from the historical dimensions when the board is first cut, but after drying and planing, the measurements change.

2 inches x 2 inches = 4 square inches

There are 36 inches in one yard. Therefore, 2 yards 4 inches is equal to (2 x 36) + 4 = 76 inches.

It is 4 + 3 + 2 = 9 inches. Simple!

The sum of all the areas of the surfaces of a solid figure. for example, a cube with dimensions 2 inches x 2 inches x 2 inches has a surface area of 24 square inches (4 square inches + 4 square inches + 4 square inches + 4 square inches + 4 square inches + 4 square inches...6 sides with an area of 4 square inches)

It is: 2*4*12 = 96 inches

Do you mean 2 feet 6 inches to 3 feet 4 inches? 2 feet 6 inches is 30 inches, and 3 feet 4 inches is 40 inches. So the answer is 10 inches.

Four feet and ten inches. it is actually 5 foot 2 inches 4 ten is small... very small

What a strangely-phrased question. First, let's see what both values actually are..... A) 40% of any number can be found by multiplying that number by 0.4 In this cast 10 multiplied by 0.4 = 4 So 40% of 10 inches is 4 inches. B) 2 feet = 24 inches 1/6 of 24 inches = 4 inches So, 40% of 10 inches is one-sixth of 2 feet

12 x 4 = 48, + 2 : 50 inches