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How big is 8.75 square inches?

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It's about as big as a Playing Card.
It's about as big as a Post-it® Note (3M).
(3M) (generically sticky notes, a.k.a. repositionable notes, a.k.a. repositional notes)
A Post-it® Note measures 8.4 square inches 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.
It's about one-tenth as big as an Apple iPad.
In other words, 8.75 square inches is 0.1411 times the size of an Apple iPad, and the size of an Apple iPad is 7.087 times that amount.
(for 9.7 inch, Apple iPad Air MD785LL/B)
It's about seven-and-a-half times as big as a Secure Digital (SD) card.
In other words, the size of a Secure Digital (SD) card is 0.14 times 8.75 square inches.
It's about ten times as big as a Postage Stamp.
In other words, the size of a Postage Stamp is 0.1 times 8.75 square inches.
(average; United States dimensions)
A typical postage stamp measures an average of 0.6 square inches. 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.
It's about twelve times as big as a Quarter.
In other words, 8.75 square inches is 12.21 times the size of a Quarter, and the size of a Quarter is 0.0819 times that amount.
(United States quarter-dollar coin) (a.k.a. Quarter dollar, a.k.a. Washington quarter, a.k.a. two bits)
It's about sixteen times as big as a Nickel.
In other words, 8.75 square inches is 15.98 times the size of a Nickel, and the size of a Nickel is 0.06258 times that amount.
(United States five-cent coin) (a.k.a. Jefferson nickel)