In old days (long before you and me) an acre was the amount of land a man
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On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 6:30 AM, Fons Adriaensen wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 08:11:30AM -0500, TheOther wrote:
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> Let's see, there's 640 acres to a section, and a section of
Incredible, those units !
So a square piece of one acre would have a size of
1 mile / sqrt(640). That square root is not an integer.
Is this the definition of 1 acre ?
In old days (long before you and me) an acre =
was the amount of land a man and an ox could plow in a day :)=A0 One day in=
the distant future the USA will adopt metric. Or not. Mind you, we did her=
e in Canada 20+ (30?) years ago and we still talk about miles, acres, pound=
s and inches. Instead of a metric or imperial system we have a bit of both.=