outside diameter to acres
by notsquare on 09/18/05 at 20:57:15
hello, i'm trying to figure out the acreage of a piece of land that is shaped similar to texas, I walked the outside diameter with a gps and it is .56 miles, I can not seem to figure out the math to estimate the acreage, any help would be appreciated.
Re: outside diameter to acres
by Robert Fogt on 09/19/05 at 00:00:10
You will need to split the area into smaller areas of basic geometric shapes.
For example, draw a picture of the shape, then split it up into squares, triangles, rectangles, etc.
Then you will know what dimensions you need to measure to calculate the area.