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Math experts only #7688246 12/14/19 12:07 AM
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Here is my math question. I have a lot that I live on and I’m trying to figure out how big it is. You know 1/4 , 1/2 acre.
The dimensions are 85’ across the front , 235’ across the back, 191’ down one side and 136’ down the other. What percentage of an acre do I have?? This is above my pay grade.
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Go to Google Earth. Find your place. Click on Path and select "Acres". Trace your boundary lines. You're done.


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235 X 136 = 31,960 ÷ 2 = 15,980 sq/ft

191 X 85 = 16,235 ÷ 2 = 8,117.5

15,980 + 8,117.5 = 24,097.5 sq/ ft

Acre is 43,560 sq/ ft

24,097.5 ÷ 43,560 = .55320 Acre


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Actually, BBC is pretty damn good

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I checked cotton acreage in the summer when I was in college. We used chains. You just stumped me.

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Thanks guys. I knew you would come through.


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CRs Google Earth idea is the best, or more information would be needed, like angles or corner to corner measurements.


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that is something I can utilize too. Thank you Sir


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Assuming it has 2 right agles in the shape. I came up with .5 acres.

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If there are no right angles, I agree with Fireman.


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Originally Posted by 2Beez
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that is something I can utilize too. Thank you Sir

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Originally Posted by Lazyjack
Assuming it has 2 right agles in the shape. I came up with .5 acres.

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43560 square feet in an acre.


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85' + 235' = 320 divided by 2 = 160'
136' + 191' = 327 divided by 2 = 163.5'
160 X 163.5 = 26160 sq ft
26160 divided by 43560 = .60055 acre

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Couldn't you just use the sum of the 4 sides and express that as a percentage of an acre? Thus .775 of an acre. Math was not my strong suit in school.

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Need one angle in addition to the lengths of the sides to be able to figure it.

edit: Assuming the sides are straight. smile

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