# What is the order of magnitude of a football field?

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Dec 23, 2015

#### Answer:

Orders of magnitude are used for comparison of measures, not for a single measure...

#### Explanation:

One order of magnitude is roughly one power of

For example, the length of a football field is the same order of magnitude as its width, since the ratio of the sizes is less than

The diameter of a standard (soccer) football is about