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How many square rod in 1 square chain?
The answer is 15.999999894358.
We assume you are converting between square rod and square chain [Gunter, survey].
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The SI derived unit for area is the square meter.
1 square meter is equal to 0.039536702722883 square rod, or 0.0024710439364956 square chain.
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1 square rod to square chain = 0.0625 square chain
10 square rod to square chain = 0.625 square chain
20 square rod to square chain = 1.25 square chain
30 square rod to square chain = 1.875 square chain
40 square rod to square chain = 2.5 square chain
50 square rod to square chain = 3.125 square chain
100 square rod to square chain = 6.25 square chain
200 square rod to square chain = 12.5 square chain
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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 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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