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|Measurement Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)|
Convert Hyphenated Units Like Acre-Foot
Why doesn't ConvertIt recognize hyphenated measurements like "acre-foot"?
Answer: ConvertIt will recognize these measurement if you replace the dash ("-") with an asterisk ("*"). For example, enter acre-feet as acre*feet. 9/16/2000 (m/d/y) Update: ConvertIt will not recognize acre-foot and acre-feet as a valid measurements.
Explanation: ConvertIt reserves the dash for use in negative exponents, as in the measurement m*s^-2 which is equivalent to m/s^2 and meters per second squared.