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Topic: lot size
Replies: 2   Last Post: Sep 9, 2007 11:31 AM

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Kirby Urner

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Re: lot size
Posted: Sep 9, 2007 11:20 AM
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> How do I figure 127' by 69' by 151' by 43' by 38' to
> determine the square footage of a piece of land?


Do you mean like a 5-sided fenced area, with those
being the lengths of the sides?

Draw two diagonals (between not connected corners)
and measure those.

These three triangles will now contain enough
information to solve for area.

Kirby


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