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Hi Ron, You can take an area of 23 acres and form it as a strip of whatever length you want. The question is, if the strip is 1 mile long would it be wide enough for an airplane to land. One acre is 43 560 square feet so 23 acres is $43 560 \times 23 = 1 001 880$ square feet. A mile is 5280 feet so a rectangular strip of area 1 001 880 square feet and length one mile would be $\large \frac{1 001 880}{5280} = \normalsize 189.75$ feet wide. Penny  


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