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Money conversions aren't my strong suit, as I am a land development engineer.  Here are some fun conversions though:

A chain was the unit of measurement for early surveying (started in the 1600's) and was 66 feet long.

1 mile = 80 chains = 5280 feet

1 acre = 10 square chains = 10 x 66 x 66 = 43560 square feet

Finally, and my favorite - 1 furlong = 10 chains = 660 feet

So far, this thread, measured at 100% zoom on the browser, is approximately 0.0058080808 furlongs long

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