acre

     

The acre is a unit of area in a number of ifferent systems, including the imperial and U.S. customary systems. The most commonly used acres today are the international acre and, in the United States, the survey acre.

Trivia about acre

  • It's equal to 4,840 square yards
  • There are 43,560 square feet in a standard one of these
  • 4,840 square yards equals 1 _____
  • This common measure was originally the area a yoke of oxen could plow in a day
  • Agriculture comes from the Latin word for field, as does this unit of measurement for fields

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