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Subject: Acreage
Name: Wayne
Who are you: Other

I own 71/72 of 40 acres. My sister owns 1/72 of the same 40 acres. How many sq. ft. does she own?


Each acre is 43 560 sq ft, so she owns 40 x (1/72) x 43 560 = 24 200 sq ft.

Stephen La Rocque.>

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