How to Calculate Acres to Hectares

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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. 1

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

  2. 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. 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.

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