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Topic: .073 acreage
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Re: That isnot a lot
Posted: May 24, 2003 5:30 PM
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Guy Brandenburg wrote:

> Or, somewhere between a football (US) field and a soccer field.

Actually 100 m by 40.468564224 m isn't wide enough for a soccer field.
The minimum width is 45 m. And the minimum length is 90 m, so an acre
is very nearly Pi square meters too small to make a soccer field out of
in the metric world.

--Lou Talman
Department of Mathematical & Computer Sciences
Metropolitan State College of Denver








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