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 Question from JOHN, a parent: HOW MANY ACRES OF LAND IS IN A STRIP THAT IS 5000 FOOT LONG AND 100 FEET WIDE

Hi John,

There are 43,560 square feet in an acre. The area of your stip of land is $5,000 \times 100 = 500,000$ square feet so thats

$\frac{500000}{43560} = 11.48 \mbox{ acres.}$

Penny

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