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How many square rod in 1 acre? The answer is 159.999359335.
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The SI derived unit for area is the square meter.
1 square meter is equal to 0.0395367027229 square rod, or 0.000247105381467 acre.
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›› Definition: Square rod

A square rod is defined as the area of a square with sides one rod in length.

The definition of a rod is as follows:

A rod is a unit of length, equal to 11 cubits, 5.0292 metres or 16.5 feet. A rod is the same length as a perch[1] and a pole. The lengths of the perch (one rod) and chain (four rods) were standardized in 1607 by Edmund Gunter.

The length is equal to the standardized length of the ox goad used by medieval English ploughmen; fields were measured in acres which were one chain (four rods) by one furlong (in the United Kingdom, ten chains).


›› Definition: Acre

An acre is a measure of land area in Imperial units or U.S. customary units. It is equal to 43 560 square feet, 4840 square yards, or 160 square rods. The precise meaning of this depends on the exact definition adopted for a foot: the international acre is 4 046.856 422 4 mē (for the UK, see). For measurements based specifically on the US survey foot the US survey acre is ca. 4 046.872 610 mē.


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