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What is the difference between ten square miles and ten miles square?


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2008-05-01 19:13:42
2008-05-01 19:13:42

Ten square miles is 10 1 mile by 1 mile squares, or a square area about 3.1622 miles (or 16,696.8 feet) to a side. Ten miles square is a square area 10 miles to a side, or 100 square miles in total.

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Ten square miles contains 6,400 acres.

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Ten square miles is a square that is ten miles long and ten miles wide. If you walked across it in a straight line you would walk ten miles, if you walked the perimeter of it (all the way around all four sides) you would walk forty miles. <><><> Sorry- disagree. 10 miles long and 10 miles wide is 100 square miles.

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twice the size of ten square miles!

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