• Lifestyle

    Understanding the Size of an Acre

    Comparison of an Acre to Other Common Units of Measurement One acre is equivalent to 43,560 square feet, or approximately 90% of the size of a football field (including both end zones). It is also equal to 4,840 square yards or 0.4047 hectares. In terms of length and width, an acre can be any shape as long as it has…

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  • Technology

    How to Find the Area of a Trapezoid

    1. Definition and Properties of a Trapezoid A trapezoid is a quadrilateral with only one pair of parallel sides. The parallel sides of a trapezoid are called the bases, and the non-parallel sides are called the legs. The height of a trapezoid is the perpendicular distance between its bases. Some important properties of a trapezoid include: The angles that are…

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