How to Calculate & Convert Acreage


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How many acres is a rectangular plot of land that is 500 feet deep and 200 feet wide?

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1. Which of the following measurements is equal to 1 acre?

2. Which of the following is the correct formula for calculating the area of a trapezoid?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet/quiz combo is a great resource to use to check your knowledge of calculating area and acreage. You will be asked to solve different acreage problems on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these materials to gauge your knowledge of:

  • Calculating the area of a trapezoid
  • The perimeter of a property
  • Calculating acres of a rectangle plot
  • Measurement that equals 1 acre

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the formula that is used to find the area of a trapezoid
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving area and acres
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about finding the acreage of a triangular portion of land

Additional Learning

The lesson called How to Calculate & Convert Acreage is great for learning more about these math principles and formulas. You will also be able to:

  • Identify the role of a surveyor
  • Learn how to find the area of a triangle
  • Examine what the perimeter determines