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# How to convert 100 acres into the perimeter of rectangle

Posted on 2007-11-18
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Well as an example, if two sides of rectangle are 100 meters and the area of the rectangle is 100 Acres then how long are the sides of this rectangle, so whats the perimeter ?  Help!!!!
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1 acre = 4046,85642 square meters

So :

100 acres = 404685,642 sqm

Assuming that the two given sides of 100 meters are opposite sides, we have to find x for which :

100 m  *  x m  =  404685,642 sqm

Or :

x = 404685,642  /  100 = 4046,85642

We've now got all 4 sides of the rectangle : 2 sides are 100 m, and 2 sides are 4046.85642 m. For the perimeter, we just add those :

perimeter = (2 * 100)  +  (2 * 4046,85642) = 8293,71284

So, the rectangle has a perimeter of 8293,71284 meters.

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thanks
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perfect explanation
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