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Topic: .073 acreage
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Guy Brandenburg

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Re: That isnot a lot
Posted: May 22, 2003 6:21 PM
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Bob L. Petersen wrote:
> An acre is 43,560 square feet.

I would have a hard time remembering that. I usually use the fact that a
square mile is exactly 640 acres. But now that you mention it, your
number is really very easy to remember - an acre is the size of a strip
of land that is exactly 1 mile long and 8 feet 3 inches wide. Right?

;+ )








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