# 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

## 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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