How many barn in 1 square rod?
The answer is 2.5292953917E+29.
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The SI derived unit for area is the square meter.
1 square meter is equal to 1.0E+28 barn, or 0.039536702722883 square rod.
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A barn is a unit of area, abbreviated mostly as "bn", equal to 10^{-28} m^{2}. Although not an official SI unit, it is widely used by nuclear physicists, since it is convenient for expressing the cross sectional area of nuclei and nuclear reactions. A barn is approximately equal to the area of a uranium nucleus.

››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).

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