Drexel dragonThe Math ForumDonate to the Math Forum



Search All of the Math Forum:

Views expressed in these public forums are not endorsed by Drexel University or The Math Forum.


Math Forum » Discussions » Math Topics » geometry.pre-college.independent

Topic: calculating acreage
Replies: 4   Last Post: Apr 23, 2008 2:42 PM

Advanced Search

Back to Topic List Back to Topic List Jump to Tree View Jump to Tree View   Messages: [ Previous | Next ]
Mary Krimmel

Posts: 629
Registered: 12/3/04
Re: calculating acreage
Posted: Aug 10, 2004 12:52 PM
  Click to see the message monospaced in plain text Plain Text   Click to reply to this topic Reply


>This [surveying] used to be my line. I just want to say that there is nothing
>unusual about representing the length of a boundary course to the
>nearest hundredth of a foot, no matter how large or irregular the
>parcel is. In fact, it is the standard everywhere I have worked in
>the United States.
>
>If those dimensions came from a deed description or a plat, then they
>are probably accompanied by bearings. Include those with the
>description and it is likely that someone here can help. I say
>"likely" out of optimism, not confidence. Deed descriptions are often
>written by people who are not surveyors and have no understanding of
>the geometry they are putting on record.
>
> Kunkel



Thank you for this information. I hope that it helps Darlene, too.

Mary Krimmel





------- End of Forwarded Message





Point your RSS reader here for a feed of the latest messages in this topic.

[Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use]

© Drexel University 1994-2014. All Rights Reserved.
The Math Forum is a research and educational enterprise of the Drexel University School of Education.