
Re: That isnot a lot
Posted:
May 23, 2003 6:06 AM


Or, somewhere between a football (US) field and a soccer field. Guy
me@talmanl1.mscd.edu wrote: > 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 > > > >

