# Units of Conversion: Square (Area) Measure - Problems

Basic to the understanding of unit conversion is the understanding of equivalence, the understanding of the multiplicative identity of 1, and how the two are related. For a review of these concepts, click on Review.

If you have forgotten how to manipulate fractions, visit Fractions for Adults on SOSMath for an in-depth review.

Review the following table (Webster's New World Dictionary, Second Edition, Simon and Schuster, 1982) of Standard Units of Conversion to see if you can create fractions that have a value of 1. You can click to examples following each table.

Square Measure

Work the following problems. If you want to check your result, click on answer.

1. Convert 7 acres to square meters. Answer

2. Convert 5,000,000 square feet to sections. Answer

3. Convert 8 square yards to square centimeters. Answer

4. Convert 86 square decimeters to square hectometers. Answer

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Author: Nancy Marcus

Sun Aug 10 20:33:03 MDT 1997