# Are

## Are

Unit of area that corresponds to 100 square metres.

### Notation

The symbol for are is “a” which stands for “are”.

• 1 are is equal to 100 m$$^{2}$$ and we write: 1 a = 100 m$$^{2}$$.
• 1 hectare is equivalent to 100 ares and we write: 1 ha = 100 a.