Area Conversion

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

For very small numbers or to improve rounding you can use this to control the number of decimal places displayed
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).