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Three steps to doing math questions are:
1. Be sure to read the whole question carefully.
2. Read all the answers before you select one.
3. Beware of "all of the above" questions.
How many square feet in an acre?
43,560
What is the formula for calculating Rate?
R=I/(PxT)
What is the formula for calculating Interest?
I=Px(RxT)
What is the formula for calculating Time?
T=I/(RxP)
What is the formula for calculating the area of a rectangle or a square?
Width x Depth = Area
What is the formula for calculating the area of a triangle?
(Width x Depth)/ 2 = A
What is the formula for calculating the area of a rectangle or a Trapezoid?
(Add the two parallel lines x the 3rd line) / 2
"is" means
Equals
"of" means
times (multiply)
"what" means
the unknown "X"
What direction does the baseline and Township lines run?
East and West
What direction dose the meridian and Range lines run?
North and South
What are the names of the northern, central and southern intersections points of the baselines?
Homboldt (northern)
Mt Diablo(central)
San Bernardino (southern)
What is the size of a township?
6 miles each way, north and south (6 miles square)
What is the area of a township
6 miles x 6 miles (36 square miles)
What is the parimeter of a township?
6 miles + 6 miles + 6 miles + 6 miles
(24 miles around)
How many sectons are in a township?
36 each 1 mile
How are sections numbered?
6 5 4 3 2 1
7 8 9 10 11 12
18 17 16 15 14 13
19 20 21 22 23 24
30 29 28 27 26 25
31 32 33 34 35 36
How far apart are township lines?
6 miles
How far apart are range lines?
6 miles
How big is a section?
1 mile square and 1 square mile
What are the amount of acres in a section?
640
What is the formula for determining the size of a portion of a section?
Multiply the denominators (bottom figure of a fraction)by each other for each portion and the divide the total into the 640 acres in a full section. Example: NW 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of the W 1/2 or 4x4x2=32 640/32=20 acres
How many liniar feet in a mile?
5280
How may feet deep and wide is a section?
5280 feet deep and 5280 feet wide.
How many rods in 1 mile?
320
How many feet are in a rod?
16 1/2

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