converting dimentions into acreage

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converting dimentions into acreage

Postby carolrobertson@fctuckerem » Tue Dec 12, 2006 1:22 am

How do I convert Lot dimentions into total acreage

Postby Guest » Tue Dec 12, 2006 3:49 am

You need to get the area first, so you need the shape. You may need to divide it into shapes for which formulas exist. Besides the dimensions, you need the angles at the corners, or the bearing (direction) of each lot line as well as length.

Only a triangle can be solved by length of sides alone. For a four sided figure you need at least one angle (and which sides form it) plus all the sides. Of course, if you know it is a rectangle (all angles 90 degrees), it is just length x width.

Once you compute area, 1 acre = 43560 square feet.

what is or how do i

Postby tman » Thu Jan 11, 2007 1:46 am

i need to convert 1000L x 567W into acreage

Re: what is or how do i

Postby » Thu Jan 11, 2007 10:53 am

tman wrote:i need to convert 1000L x 567W into acreage

Assuming your figures are in feet, you have 1000*567 = 567,000 square feet of area. That equals to 13.02 acres (see area conversion page
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