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How Big is an Acre? (Pictures and Comparisons)

When shopping for a new home, you may feel confused by the lot size descriptions. Why do all of the yards consist of different measurements? Aren’t all houses plopped onto an acre of land? Isn’t that the standard measurement? How big is an acre in square feet? An acre measures 43,560 square feet and that …

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34 Different Types of Measuring Tools and Their Functions

We use tools for measuring many different kinds of things. For example, there was a time when body parts were used to measure the distance of the length of something. Fortunately, today we have accurate measurement tools, so we no longer have to rely on guesses.  These tools measure a variety of things such as …

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