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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 11:31 AM
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> These three triangles will now contain enough
> information to solve for area.
>
> Kirby


Caveat: such basic Euclidean techniques apply if
this is relatively flat farm land. If you're
looking at surface area as an undulating manifold
or worse, then you may want some calculus. Or
just break it up into more subtriangles is what
a surveyor might do. So a first step might be to
check with county or city records if you have any
reason to think this work has already been done.

Kirby


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