calculating lot sizes into acreage

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calculating lot sizes into acreage

Postby guest » Fri Jun 16, 2006 12:09 pm

i have 3 lots i am trying to figure out the acreage size. the lots are 40.7 x
101.4, 40.7 x 101.4, & 40.7 x 101.4 x 40.3. :?
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Postby Dirtman » Wed Jun 21, 2006 3:04 pm

There are 43,560 square feet in an acre, so divide the square footage by 43,560 to get acreage.

For square or rectangular areas with 90º corners, multiply length x width to get square feet.

For a triangle where the length of all three sides are known, use Heron's formula to obtain square feet. Heron's formula is:

The square root of (s (s-a) (s-b) (s-c)). "s" is the semiperimeter and is obtained by: 0.5 (a + b + c); where a, b and c are the lengths of each particular side.

As I don't know BBCode, maybe someone here can write this formula using code? Spider?

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