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# What is the difference between an acre and a hectare?

One hectare is defined as 10,000 square meters, whereas 1 acre is 4,840 square yards. There are approximately 2.47 acres in 1 hectare. Hectare is a unit of measurement in the International System of Units, while acre is a unit used in the English language.

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In the Middle Ages, the acre was defined as the area of land a person could plow in one day of work with one yoke of oxen. Since then, the acre has been standardized to refer to 4,840 square yards or a 1/640 of a square mile. The U.S. acre and the international acre vary slightly, but the difference is considered negligible.

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## How big is 35 acres?

A: An acre is equal to 4,840 square yards, so 35 acres is equal to 169,400 square yards. This is equivalent to about .055 square miles. It takes about 640 acr... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
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## How much land is an acre?

A: An acre is equal to 43,560 square feet or 4,840 square yards of land. This is about equal to about 75 percent of a football field, which is about 48,000 sq... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
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## How do you convert square meters to acres?

A: Take the number of square meters you have, and divide it by the number of square meters in 1 acre. One acre is about 4,047 square meters. Full Answer >Filed Under: -
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## How long is 100 meters?

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