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Author Topic: A square mile? How long would each of the four sides measure?  (Read 543 times)

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I google and I google and I just get told that a square mile equals 27 million, 878 thousand and 400 square feet.

27,878,400 sq ft.

But my maths is on the blink today so can anybody convert that overall area into something I can actually understand?

In other words, a square with four equal sides would have sides how long in feet in order to contain an area of one square mile?
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Re: A square mile? How long would each of the four sides measure?
« Reply #1 on: 13 August, 2015, 11:52:44 AM »
5280 feet /1760 yards
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Re: A square mile? How long would each of the four sides measure?
« Reply #2 on: 13 August, 2015, 01:00:48 PM »
5280 feet /1760 yards
i.e. 1 mile long

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