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Topic: .073 acreage
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Guy Brandenburg

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Registered: 12/3/04
Re: That isnot a lot
Posted: May 23, 2003 6:06 AM
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Or, somewhere between a football (US) field and a soccer field.
Guy

me@talmanl1.mscd.edu wrote:
> Guy Brandenburg wrote:
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>>Bob L. Petersen wrote:
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>>>An acre is 43,560 square feet.
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>>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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> Actually, Guy, it's 100 meters long and 40.468564224 meters wide.
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> --Lou Talman
> Department of Mathematical & Computer Sciences
> Metropolitan State College of Denver
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