> 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?
Actually, Guy, it's 100 meters long and 40.468564224 meters wide.
--Lou Talman Department of Mathematical & Computer Sciences Metropolitan State College of Denver