›› Measurement unit: are

Full name: are

Plural form: ares

Symbol: a

Category type: area

Scale factor: 100


›› SI unit: square meter

The SI derived unit for area is the square meter.
1 square meter is equal to 0.01 are.


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›› Definition: Are

An are or (symbol a) is a unit of surface area, equivalent to 100 square metres. The are is most familiar through its derived unit, the hectare. Neither the are nor the hectare are SI units, although they are both accepted for use with SI units.


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