# Square Foot to Acre

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There are different measurement units of every quantity and similarly to measure area we have many units. A Square feet is one of the commonly used units of measurements of area and this unit can be converted to other units of area as well, using the standard conversion. Acre is another unit of area, commonly used to estimate the area of a land. Acre can be converted to square feet and vice-versa using the standard conversion that 1 acre is 43,560 square feet.

Example 1: Area of thegarden in the backyard of a house is 1800sq feet. What is the area of the same garden in acres?

Given: Area of the garden, A= 1800sq feet

In order to convert the unit of area from square feet to acres, we have to use the standard conversion.

Standard conversion: 1 acre = 43,560sqft

This implies Area = 1800sq feet = 1800/ 43,560 = 0.041 acres.

Therefore the area of the garden in acres is 0.041acres.

Example 2: Area of the land in a certain location is 30,572sq feet. What is the area of the same land in acres?

Given: Area of the land, A = 30,572sq feet

In order to convert the unit of area from square feet to acres, we have to use the standard conversion.

Standard conversion: 1 acre = 43,560sqft

This implies Area = 30,572sq feet = 30,572/ 43,560 =0.702acres.

Therefore the area of the land in acres is 0.7acres approximately