Questions and answers on how to convert things from one unit or system to another



Postby » Fri Mar 18, 2005 11:44 pm

how many sq feet is an acre and - if an acre were a perfect square ,,what would be the distance[size] of each side...??

Postby Guest » Sat Mar 19, 2005 12:54 am

43560 ft^2 (640 acres per sq mile)
if square, just take square root ~208.7 feet on a side.
In metric units, 0.404686 ha

At least in the US, builders cheat on the definition, and 40000+ square feet is usually a "builder's acre"

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