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Question from s:

Measured in feet. What would be the perimeter of a square area of land measuring
1/2 acre?

An acre is 43560 square feet so half an acre is 43560/2 = 21780 square feet. If your 1/2 acre plot of land is a square with area 21780 square feet then each side is of length √21780 feet.


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