Acre FAQs:


Q: Is an acre a unit of land area used in the imperial and US customary systems?

A: Yes.

Q: Was an acre roughly the amount of land tillable by a yoke of oxen in one day?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an acre only about a quarter of the size of an A4 sheet of paper?

A: Yes, and it is usually not important which one is being discussed.

Q: Is an acre 90?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an acre exactly 4,04?

A: Yes, and xactly 4,046.

Q: Was an acre 4,221 square metres?

A: Yes, and whereas in Germany as many variants of "acre" existed as there were German states.

Q: Is an acre as a rectangle measuring 88 yards by 55 yards?

A: Yes, and about  9⁄10 the size of a standard American football field.

Q: Are acres so large that it might conveniently have been expressed in square miles?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an acre defined as exactly 4,04?

A: Yes, and efined as exactly 4,046.

Q: Is an acre approximately 69?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an acre approximately 208?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an acre about 4,04?

A: Yes, and bout 4,046.

Q: Was an acre defined in the Middle Ages as the amount of land that could be ploughed in one day by a yoke of oxen?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an acre commonly used in Antigua and Barbuda?

A: Yes, and Australia, American Samoa, the Bahamas, Belize, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Canada, Dominica, the Falkland Islands, Grenada, Ghana, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, India, Sri Lanka,Bangladesh,Nepal, Ireland, Jamaica, Montserrat, Myanmar, Pakistan, Samoa, St.

Q: Is an acre related to the square mile?

A: Yes, and with 640 acres making up one square mile.

Q: Was an acre understood as a selion of land sized at forty perches long and four perches wide?

A: Yes, this may have also been understood as an approximation of the amount of land a yoke of oxen could plough in one day.

Q: Is an acre to measure tracts of land?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an acre ac?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an acre in use, but differ by only two parts per million?

A: Yes, see below.

Q: Was an acre a measure of roughly similar size to the acre described above?

A: Yes, but it was subject to considerable local variation similar to the variation found in carucates, virgates, bovates, nooks, and farundels.