Click “Clear layer” to remove the elevation profile.
Zoom out so you can see the southwestern corner of the tract (yellow rectangular box).
- Click the Measure tab and then click the Area button.
- Hold down Ctrl on the keyboard and click near the corner of the yellow boundary. This will “snap” directly to the yellow boundary.
- Continue pressing Ctrl while dragging the line around the rectangular box, clicking at each corner.
- Double click at the end to close the polygon.
The Measure tool quickly calculates area (acres) of delineated polygons or circles. The Distance button will show feet of line segments.
Use the Area tool to answer the first question. Then, clear the selection and use the Distance tool to answer the second question.