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# What would you have to do to change 10 cubic feet into inches?

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###### September 15, 2011 7:50PM

Live in a universe where three dimensional space morphs into 1 dimensional space.

A cubic foot is a 3-dimensional measure of volume while inches are a 1-dimensional measure of distance. The two measure different things and, according to basic dimensional analysis, conversion from one to the other is not valid.

On the other hand, to change cubic feet to **CUBIC** inches,
you need to multiply by 1728.

This is because 1 cubic ft = 1ft*1ft*1ft = 12in*12in*12in = 12*12*12 cubic in = 1728 cubic inches.

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