Converting acreage into a metric unit of measure is a simple calculation. The metric equivalent of an acre is the hectare, abbreviated "ha." One hectare is equal to 2.471 acres.

- Skill level:
- Moderately Easy

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## Instructions

- 1
Write down the factor 2.471, which is the number of acres equivalent to 1 hectare.

- 2
Divide the number of acres by the factor to convert acres into hectares. For example, to calculate how many hectares are in 123.55 acres, divide 123.55 acres by 2.471.

- 3
Complete the calculation. In the example, find that 123.55 acres is equivalent to 50 hectares.

#### Tips and warnings

- Visit a website such as AskNumbers.com to find online metric conversion charts.
- Visit Metric-Conversions.org for a free online metric conversion tool that converts acres into hectares.