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Re: acreage
Posted:
Sep 30, 2004 2:21 PM



Jason,
Knowing what you've told us  and not even really knowing what an acre is exactly  I can imagine your lot as being reasonably square, in which case each side would be a mile or two miles or half a mile or however long. I can also imagine your lot as being 1 inch wide and thousands and thousands of miles long  in other words, the *same area*, 5 1/3 acres, but spread out as a really thin rectangle.
So, the obnoxious teacher in me can't help but ask, What do you think? Given the different shapes a 5 1/3 acre lot could take on, do you think there's a way for us to know the perimeter given only the area?
Steven
At 1:33 PM 0400 9/30/04, Jason wrote: >I have alot that is 5 1/3 acres. Without measuring, is there a way to >find the perimeter?



