Question 117957: Farmland conversion
The amount of frmland in the US is decreasing by one acre every 0.00876 hours as farmland is being converted to nonfarm use (american farmland trust, www.farmland.org) at what rate in acres per day is the farmland decreasing?
You can put this solution on YOUR website! 1 acre every .00876 hours=114.15525 acres each hour.
There are 24 hour in each day therefore:
24*114.15525=2,739.726 acres per day are being converted to nonfarm use.