it also said that was the equivalent of 32 square feet, so they obviously meant a room with dimensions of 3 meters x 3 meters
1m = 3.3ft. 3m = 10ft. 3mx3m = 10ftx10ft = 100sqft. (appr. values) 3m^2 = 32sqft. The meant what they wrote. Only, they're idiots.
You might want to stop hurting your head with "math". ;-)