
Re: That isnot a lot
Posted:
May 23, 2003 12:53 AM


Guy Brandenburg wrote:
> 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

