What is 500ft² in Roods?

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# What is 500 Square Feet (500ft²) in Roods (ro)?

What is 500ft² in ro? Convert 500 Square Feet (500ft²) to Roods (ro) and show formula, brief history on the units and quick maths for the conversion.

## Quick Reference for Converting Square Feet to Roods

Formula
ro = ft² / 10890
Quick Rough Maths
To get the Roods, divide the number of Square Feet by 10.9 thousand
Square Feet (ft²) in 1 Rood
There are 10890 Square Feet in 1 Rood
Roods (ro) in 1 Square Foot
There are 0 Roods in 1 Square Foot

## Unit Information

Square Foot
/skwɛːˌfʊt/
Symbol: ft²
Unit System: Imperial

### What is the Square Foot?

The square foot is a unit of area and is an imperial unit with the symbol ft².

One square foot is equal in area to a square with edges one foot in length.

It is used a lot in expressing the internal size of a house, apartment, office or other properties so is a useful unit to understand.

Rood
/ruːd/
Symbol: ro
Unit System: Historic English

### What is the Rood?

The rood is a unit of area used in historic England with the symbol ro.

Its unit size is equal to 1/4 of an acre, 10,890 ft² or 1,012m². A rectangle equal to one furlong in length and one rod in width is one rood in area.

Its use was very important in surveying land because of the ease of conversion into acres from smaller sections of land.