## Area Conversion

The following utility will enable you to convert area expressed in one unit to another unit

Area is generally expressed in square metres (m²). one square metre is a ten thousandth of a hectare or one hundredth of an are.

The information in the table below provides a method of converting area from other units to metres.

Scheme | multiply by |

Acre (based on U.S. survey foot) | 4 046.873 |

barn (b) | 0.000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 1 |

circular mil | 0.000 000 000 506 707 5 |

hectare (ha) | 10 000 |

square foot (ft²) | 0.092 903 04 |

square inch (in²) | 0.000 645 16 |

square mile (based on U.S. survey foot) (mi²) | 2 589 988 |

square yard (yd²) | 0.836 127 4 |

A lot has an area of 4 acres, what is the area of this lot in square metres?

One acre as you can see from the table above is 4046.873 square metres. Multiplying

this figure by 4 will yield the answer (16187.492m²).