## Common Conversions

Area:

• 1 acre = 43,560 square feet, 209 feet X 209 feet, 69.5 X 69.5 yards
• 1/10 acre = 4,356 square feet, 66 feet X 66 feet, 22 yards X 22 yards
• 1/100 acre = 436 square feet, 21 feet X 21 feet, 7 yards X 7 yards
• 1 section = 640 acres or 1 square mile
• 1 hectare = 2.471 acres

Length:

• 1 mile = 5,280 feet. 1,760 yards or 1.61 kilometers
• 1 rod = 16.5 feet
• 1 chain = 66 feet
• 1 kilometer = 0.62 miles
• 1 roll of barbed wire = 1/4 mile or 1,320 feet
• 1 roll of net wire = 330 feet or 20 rods

Weight:

• 1 short ton = 2,000 pounds
• 1 long ton = 2,240 pounds
• 1 pound = 453.6 grams or 16 ounces
• 1 kilogram = 2.2 pounds

Liquid Measure:

• 1 gallon = 128 ounces, 3,785.4 milliliters, 16 cups, 4 quarts, 8.355 pounds or 256 tablespoons
• 1 quart = 0.946 liters, 2 pints or 32 ounces
• 1 pint = 16 ounces or 2 cups
• 1 cup = 8 ounces
• 1 milliliter = 1 cubic centimeter (cc)
• 1 tablespoon = 3 teaspoons
• 1 teaspoon = 5 milliliters
• 1 cubic foot of water = 62.43 pounds or 7.48 gallons
• 1 acre inch of water = 27,154 gallons
• 1 barrel of water = 55 gallons
• 1 barrel of oil = 40 gallons

Calculation of Water Storage Capacity:

• Round tank (gallons) = 3.1416 X radius squared (ft.) X height (ft.) X 7.48
• Rectangular tank (gallons) = height (ft.) X width (ft.) X length (ft.) X 7.48

Pressure:

• 1 foot lift of water = 0.433 psi
• 1 psi will lift water 2.31 feet