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find the acreage of a trapezoid shaped property

Postby auby » Sat Sep 09, 2006 10:07 pm

the measurements I have are 53ft. in the front; 512ft. on the back; sides are 643ft. and 291ft. can you help me find the acreage please.
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Postby Dirtman » Mon Sep 11, 2006 4:32 am

Auby:

You have 1.6928 acres more or less.

I calculated the above based on the distances you gave and with the assumption that the front (53') and back (512') legs are parallel. If the front and back legs are not parallel, the figure above is not correct.

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Postby Auby » Fri Sep 15, 2006 4:13 am

thanks George. I believe they are parallel the property is somewhat like a slice of pizza with a bite out of the tip.
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