Problem: Total U.S. farmland occupies 954 million acres.How many square miles is this? (1 acre = 43,560 ft2, 1 mile = 5280 ft).

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We’re being asked to convert 954 million acres to square miles.


To do so, we need the following conversion factors:

1 acre = 43,560 ft2

 1 mile = 5280 ft


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Total U.S. farmland occupies 954 million acres.

How many square miles is this? (1 acre = 43,560 ft2, 1 mile = 5280 ft).

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