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 About the same as the area of a Postage Stamp. In other words, it would take
 About the same as that amount to equal the area of a Postage Stamp 
(average; United States dimensions)
A typical postage stamp measures an average of .6 square inches (400 sq. mm). One of the most prized stamps among collectors is the US-issued "Inverted Jenny" stamp printed in 1918, which features an upside-down image of Curtiss JN-4 ("Jenny") airplane; a single stamp sold for $977,500 at a 2007 auction.
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 About four-fifths the area of a Secure Digital (SD) card. In other words, it would take
 About one-and-one-fifth that amount to equal the area of a Secure Digital (SD) card 
More precisely, that amount is 0.83 times the area of a Secure Digital (SD) card and the area of a Secure Digital (SD) card is 1.2 times that amount.
A Secure Digital (SD) card measures 3.2 cm by 2.4 cm for a total area of 1.1 square inches (7.7 sq. cm). SDXC Cards, the latest standard for the technology, will allow the cards to hold up to 2 terabytes of data.
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 About one-and-two-fifths the area of a Quarter. In other words, it would take
 About seven-tenths that amount to equal the area of a Quarter 
More precisely, that amount is 1.395 times the area of a Quarter and the area of a Quarter is 0.7168 times that amount.
(United States quarter-dollar coin) (a.k.a. Quarter dollar, a.k.a. Washington quarter, a.k.a. two bits)
The George Washington quarter, in circulation in various forms since 1932, has a diameter of 24.26 mm (0.955 in) and an area of .7164 square inches (462.2 sq. mm).
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 About one-and-four-fifths the area of a Nickel. In other words, it would take
 About one-half that amount to equal the area of a Nickel 
More precisely, that amount is 1.826 times the area of a Nickel and the area of a Nickel is 0.5476 times that amount.
(United States five-cent coin) (a.k.a. Jefferson nickel)
The nickel, in its current design since 1938, has a diameter of 21.21 mm (0.835 in) and an area of .5476 square inches (353.3 sq. mm).
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 About two-and-a-half times the area of a Penny. In other words, it would take
 About two-fifths that amount to equal the area of a Penny 
More precisely, that amount is 2.26 times the area of a Penny and the area of a Penny is 0.442 times that amount.
(United States one-cent coin) (a.k.a. Lincoln penny, a.k.a. Cent, a.k.a. One cent piece)
The Lincoln penny, in its current design since 1909, has a diameter of 19.05 mm (0.75 in) and an area of .441 square inches (285.0 sq. mm).
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 About two-and-a-half times the area of a Dime. In other words, it would take
 About two-fifths that amount to equal the area of a Dime 
More precisely, that amount is 2.561 times the area of a Dime and the area of a Dime is 0.3904 times that amount.
(United States ten-cent coin) (a.k.a. Roosevelt dime)
The dime, in its current design since 1946, has a diameter of 17.91 mm (0.705 in) and an area of .3904 square inches (251.9 sq. mm).
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 About one-tenth the area of a Playing Card. In other words, it would take
 About nine times that amount to equal the area of a Playing Card 
More precisely, that amount is 0.11 times the area of a Playing Card.
(ISO 216 B8 size)
A single ISO 216 B8-size playing card measures 8.6 square inches (56 sq. cm). Although this size is the most common playing card, many casinos use the smaller "bridge size" card — 4.09 square inches (2,604 sq. mm) smaller.
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 About one-tenth the area of a Post-it® Note (3M). In other words, it would take
 About nine times that amount to equal the area of a Post-it® Note (3M) 
More precisely, that amount is 0.11 times the area of a Post-it® Note (3M).
(3M) (generically sticky notes, a.k.a. repositionable notes, a.k.a. repositional notes)
A Post-it® Note measures 8.3 square inches (54 sq. cm) in total area. In September, 1989, Hurricane Hugo swept through Charleston, South Carolina with winds up to 230 kph (140 mph), uprooting eight oak trees in Mr. Bruce Brakefield's yard, but leaving in place a Post-it® note attached to his front door.
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 About one-six-thousand-five-hundredth the area of a King Size Bed. In other words, it would take
 About 6,250 times that amount to equal the area of a King Size Bed 
More precisely, that amount is 0.00016 times the area of a King Size Bed and the area of a King Size Bed is 6,250 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A King-Size mattress measures 6,240 square inches (4.03 sq. m) in total area. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 7,000 square inches (5 sq. m) for those in positions of wealth or power.
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