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Convert acres to square meters, square meters to acres

Convert acres to m2

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Convert m2 to acres

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How to convert acres to m2 : Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert acres to m2". Enter a value in the acres field and click on the "Calculate square m" button. Your answer will appear in the m2 field.

How to convert m2 to acres : Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert m2 to acres". Enter a value in the m2 field and click on the "Calculate acres" button. Your answer will appear in the acres field.

Conversion Formulas

Let's take a closer look at the conversion formulas so that you can do these conversions yourself with a calculator or with an old-fashioned pencil and paper.

The formula to convert from acres to m2 is:

m2 = acres x 4,046.85642

The formula to convert from m2 to acres is:

acres = m2 x 0.0002471054

Conversion Examples

Next, let's look at some examples showing the work and calculations that are involved in converting between acres (ac) and square meters (m2).

Acres to Square Meter Conversion Example

Task: Convert 5 acres to square meters (show work)

Formula:
acres x 4,046.85642 = m2

Calculations:
5 acres x 4,046.85642 = 20,234.2821 m2

Result:
5 acres is equal to 20,234.2821 m2

Square Meter to Acres Conversion Example

Task: Convert 40,000 square meters to acres (show work)

Formula:
m2 x 0.0002471054 = acres

Calculations:
40,000 m2 x 0.0002471054 = 9.88421524 acres

Result:
40,000 m2 is equal to 9.88421524 acres

Conversion Tables

For quick reference purposes, below are conversion tables that you can use to convert from acres to m2, and m2 to acres.

Acres to Square Meters Conversion Chart

acres (ac) square meters (m2)
1 acres4,046.85642 m2
2 acres8,093.71284 m2
3 acres12,140.56926 m2
4 acres16,187.42568 m2
5 acres20,234.2821 m2
6 acres24,281.13852 m2
7 acres28,327.99494 m2
8 acres32,374.85136 m2
9 acres36,421.70778 m2
10 acres40,468.5642 m2
20 acres80,937.1284 m2
30 acres121,405.6926 m2
40 acres161,874.2568 m2
50 acres202,342.821 m2
75 acres303,514.2315 m2
100 acres404,685.642 m2
250 acres1,011,714.105 m2
500 acres2,023,428.21 m2
750 acres3,035,142.315 m2
1,000 acres4,046,856.42 m2

Square Meters to Acres Conversion Chart

square meters (m2) acres (ac)
1 m20.0002471054 acres
5 m20.0012355269 acres
10 m20.0024710538 acres
25 m20.0061776345 acres
50 m20.0123552691 acres
75 m20.0185329036 acres
100 m20.0247105381 acres
250 m20.0617763453 acres
500 m20.1235526905 acres
750 m20.1853290358 acres
1,000 m20.247105381 acres
2,500 m20.6177634525 acres
5,000 m21.235526905 acres
7,500 m21.8532903575 acres
10,000 m22.47105381 acres
25,000 m26.177634525 acres
50,000 m212.35526905 acres
75,000 m218.532903575 acres
100,000 m224.7105381 acres
250,000 m261.77634525 acres

Conversion Definitions

The following is a list of definitions relating to conversions between acres and square meters.

What is an acre (ac)?

An acre is a unit of area in both US Customary Units as well as the Imperial System. The symbol for acre is ac. There are 4,840 square yards in an acre or 43,560 square feet in an acre.

What is a square meter (m2)?

A square meter is a unit of area in the Metric System. The symbol for square meter is m2. There are 10,000 square meters in a hectare, or 1,000,000 square meters in a square kilometer. A square meter is calculated as the area of a square that has 1 meter on each side. The International spelling is square metre.

Understanding the Area Units

This table provides a summary of the Area units within their respective measurement systems.

Unit Symbol Measurement System Description
square inches in2 or sq in US Customary Units/Imperial System  
square feet ft2 or sq ft US Customary Units/Imperial System 1 ft2 = 144 in2
square yards yd2 or sq yd US Customary Units/Imperial System 1 yd2 = 9 ft2
acres ac US Customary Units/Imperial System 1 ac = 4,840 yd2
square miles mi2 or sq mi US Customary Units/Imperial System 1 mi2 = 640 ac
square millimeters mm2 Metric System
square centimeters cm2 Metric System 1 cm2 = 100 mm2
square decimeters dm2 Metric System 1 dm2 = 100 cm2
square meters m2 Metric System 1 m2 = 100 dm2
hectares ha Metric System 1 ha = 10,000 m2
square kilometer km2 Metric System 1 km2 = 100 ha