Here's the calculation:

EXECUTE5.78e7 * 5280^2 / 5.236e9;

If you did the computation using integers instead of floating-point numbers, you probably got a very large fraction as the answer. Remember-if you want want a floating-point answer you need to use floating-point numbers in your question.

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Joseph L. Zachary
Hamlet Project
Department of Computer Science
University of Utah