Convert Square Metres (m²) to Ares (a) | m² in a

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# Let's convert Square Metres (m²) to Ares (a)

This quick and easy calculator will convert Square Metres (m²) to Ares (a) and show formula, brief history on the units and quick maths for the conversion.

## Quick Reference for Converting Square Metres to Ares

Formula
a = m² / 100
Quick Rough Maths
To get the Ares, divide the number of Square Metres by 100.0
Square Metres (m²) in 1 Are
There are 100 Square Metres in 1 Are
Ares (a) in 1 Square Metre
There are 0.01 Ares in 1 Square Metre

## Unit Information

Square Metre
/skwɛːˌˈmiːtə/
Symbol:
Unit System: SI

### What is the Square Metre?

The square metre is a unit of area and is an SI derived unit with the symbol m².

It was introduced in 1954 when the International System of Units was established and was derived directly from one of the original 6 base units - the metre (m).

It can be prefixed with any of the SI symbols that multiply it up or down such as km² (square kilometre) or µm2 (square micrometre). It is the most commonly used unit of area and is recognised all over the world.

Are
/ɑː,ə/
Symbol: a
Unit System: Non-SI Metric

### What is the Are?

The are is a unit of area and is a non-SI but metric unit with the symbol a.

It measures exactly 100m² which is the equivalent to 0.0247 acres.

The are is the principle unit for measuring the size of land across the world.