







Calculating volume of concrete, dirt, sand, anything. 
20061117 

Debbie pose la question : [This article contains a special calculator to help you find the volume (for example, the cubic yards) of material required to fill (or empty) a space if you know the length, width and depth.]
We are wanting to pour a 24'x30' slab that is 5" deep. How many cubic yards of cement do we need? Penny Nom lui répond. 





980 cubic yards of dirt 
20161217 

Jondi pose la question : I am trying to visualize 980 cubic yards of dirt by using a metaphor.
Would this be the size of a car?
A fire engine?
A semitrailer?
How many trucks would you need to haul away 980 yards of dirt? Penny Nom lui répond. 





A volume in cubic yards 
20151112 

James pose la question : The first formula for figuring cubic yards of concrete need is length in feet, times width in feet, times depth in actual inches, divided by 320. Such as, 150x 50 feet x 4inches divided by 320 = cubic yards. How and why does this formula work? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic feet and cubic yards 
20150517 

Richard pose la question : If I have a bag that covers.8cubic ft how many bags are in 2.65 cubic yards? Penny Nom lui répond. 





5000 gallons in cubic yards 
20150217 

Miguel pose la question : If I have a cube shaped tank in the ground that holds 5000 gallons and I want to take it out and fill the hole in with dirt, how much dirt will I need in yards? Penny Nom lui répond. 





67 cubic yards in cubic metres 
20140709 

gavin pose la question : Convert 67 cu yards into cu metres Penny Nom lui répond. 





An oval pool 
20140621 

steve pose la question : I have a 16' x 28' oval pool that is buried 24" deep inground. The dig site is dug
2' wider all the way around the pool. I need to back fill this area with stone. I want to fill this area with 6 to 8"
of stone. How many tons of stone will this take?
Thanks you
Steve Penny Nom lui répond. 





6 inches of dirt in a baseball field 
20140601 

Mary pose la question : The baseball field is 20,000 Square feet, 6 inched deep
I need to know how many cubic yards of dirt this will generate. Penny Nom lui répond. 





19 acres by 12 feet deep 
20140504 

Bernie pose la question : How many cubic yards of dirt is in 19 acres if you dig down 12ft ? Penny Nom lui répond. 





A formula for determining concrete volume in cu. yd. 
20140319 

Steven pose la question : I know a couple of formulas for determining concrete volume in cu.yd. the one I use most frequently is length in feet x width in feet x thickness in inch. Divided by 324. It works every time. Where does the number 324 come from. Penny Nom lui répond. 





1,990 cubic yards in gallons 
20130716 

Tayler pose la question : You have 1,990 cubic yards of concrete to pour.
If the average swimming pool holds 25,000 gallons, how many pools can
Be poured with the 1,990 cubic yards of concrete.
1 cubic yard= 27 cubic feet Penny Nom lui répond. 





How high must the trailer be filled with sand? 
20120806 

Deb pose la question : Your customer has ordered 67 cubic yards of sand. The inside dimensions of your trailer are 40 feet long by 7 feet wide by 9 feet high. How high must the trailer be filled with sand? (Round up to the nearest inch.) Penny Nom lui répond. 





50,000 cubic yards of dirt 
20110812 

JUDY pose la question : IF MY HUSBAND HAS A JOB THAT REQUIRES HIM TO MOVE 50,000 CUBIC YARDS OF DIRT, HOW MUCH LAND WOULD THAT COVER AT 1 FOOT DEPTH. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Volume of concrete 
20110403 

john pose la question : I have 1200 square foot that i need to fill at 4 inches deep. how many cubic yards of concrete will i need? and how do I figure this? Penny Nom lui répond. 





20 acres, 12 inches deep 
20110224 

David pose la question : How many linear yards of material is needed for a square plot of 20 acres by 12 inches deep? Penny Nom lui répond. 





30,000 US gallons of water 
20101012 

mike pose la question : If a swimming pool can hold 30,000 US gallons of water  is it possible to calculate the number of yards of dirt it would take to fill the hole? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cost of a driveway 
20101011 

arlene pose la question : What is the total cost of a driveway that is 25' wide and 45' long with 4" thickness if the concreat cost 92.00 per cubic yard and labor is 70.00 a cubic yard? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Thickness of sand 
20100707 

RHONDA pose la question : In an 18 x 33 ft area how much is 4 yards of sand in inches to cover this area. Penny Nom lui répond. 





1 cubic yard of top soil 
20100628 

Bob pose la question : If you were to place 1 cubic yard of top soil onto a 15' X 24' Garden area and it was spread evenly would the amount be a dusting of 1" or about 1'? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Aggregate must for a road base 
20100130 

Bryan pose la question : How many cubic yards of aggregate must be ordered for a road base 16 in. thick and 2 miles long with a top width of 30 ft, if the side slopes are one on one, or 45 degrees Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





What is the length of my sidewalk? 
20100127 

Les pose la question : Name: Les
Who are you: Student
I have a sidewalk 4"thick,4ft. wide,and I have 2cubic yards of concrete. What is the length of my sidewalk? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Fill required for a driveway 
20091003 

Rose pose la question : We are going to be pouring a driveway and it is needing a lot of fill. I can't seem to figure this out. Measurements are 30 ft x 30 ft and it goes from 2' deep to 4" (which is what I need overall as it will be 4" of concrete for the driveway. Please HELP Rose in GA. Penny Nom lui répond. 





The volume of a levee 
20090929 

Wes pose la question : I need a levee with a 2:1 slope on both sides (front and back), the length
of the levee is 290 feet, the height of the levee is 15 feet, and the width
of the levee, at the top, is 10 feet. How do I figure out how many CUBIC
YARDS of dirt I need to make the levee? And what formula do I use in
future to figure this out easily? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Digging a trench 
20090915 

Darrell pose la question : In digging a pipe trench that measures 29 feet long, 2 feet 9 inches wide, and 3 feet 6
inches deep, how many cubic yards of earth were removed from the site? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic feet and cubic yards 
20090508 

TJ pose la question : 21 bags at 2 cubic feet per bag.
How many yards would that be? Penny Nom lui répond. 





10 yards of rubber mulch 
20090415 

Donna pose la question : If I want to buy 10 yards of rubber mulch (bulk), but it only comes in 20 pound bags, how many bags do I need to buy? Harley Weston lui répond. 





Cubic yards of dirt 
20090415 

ravi pose la question : Calculate the cubic yards of dirt to the nearest whole number (0) required to fill
a basement 9 ft 6 in. deep of the following size. base1= 47.0 ft, base2= 57.2 ft,
and the height is 15.0 ft Penny Nom lui répond. 





310,000 cubic yards of concrete 
20090331 

Mary pose la question : I am interested in getting a good, general analogy for 310,000 cubic yards of concrete 
ideally as a length (miles) or distance between two US cities. Thanks! Penny Nom lui répond. 





Tearing down a wooden privacy fence 
20090214 

Dezra pose la question : we are tearing down a wooden privacy fence, it is 180' in length and
the boards are 4"w x 6' H=A0x 1" thick
i have a truck that holds 15 cubic yards. I would like to=A0know how many loads it's going to take to haul it off.
thank you for your help
dezra Harley Weston lui répond. 





Fill behind a retaining wall 
20090205 

Fausto pose la question : i'm trying to figure out how many cubic yards i will need. I built a retaining wall that it's 5 feet high, running 90 feet long. There is a slope running to the wall of 24 degrees. The distance from the top of the slope to the wall is 12 feet. I don't know how to calculate how many cubic yards of fill dirt i need in there. Please help. Thanks! Harley Weston lui répond. 





How many yards are in a cord? 
20090204 

joanna pose la question : How many yards are in a cord? Robert Dawson and Penny Nom lui répond. 





100 yds of concrete 
20081228 

Carol pose la question : how much money is a 100 yds of concrete @ $80cy? Penny Nom lui répond. 





A cubic yard of concrete 
20081228 

David pose la question : assuming that one cubic yard of concrete is 4” thick and 3’ long, how many square feet does it cover?
the answer is 27 but im not sure how. i spent a lot of time and i still can't figure it out. thank you! Penny Nom lui répond. 





Topsoil on a soccer field 
20081202 

rita pose la question : a park foreman decides that a soccer field needs 4 inches of topsoil. soccer field is 100 feet by 250 feet.
1 truckoad is 5 cubic yards. how many truckloads do we need to order. i keep confusing myself with formulas. please explain the steps to me
thank you Penny lui répond. 





Cubic yards of fill dirt 
20081122 

Donnie pose la question : I need to know the formula to figure cubic yds of fill dirt to fill an area from 4ft. deep to 18 inches deep
this lot is on a slope and I am wanting to level 176 ft long by 4ft. deep
the sides is 115 ft. wide
the upper side is 18 inches deep. Harley Weston lui répond. 





15 cubic yards of dirt 
20081120 

Phillip pose la question : How far, in feet, will 15 cubic yards of dirt cover, if I'm laying it 12 feet wide and 4 inches deep? Please provide formula. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Two cubic yards, 4 inches deep 
20081115 

Donna pose la question : How many square feet will 2 cubic yards cover if the depth is 4 inches? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





One acre, 1 foot deep 
20080923 

ed pose la question : 1 acre square by 1 foot deep how many cubic yards Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic yards and quarts 
20080916 

Mary pose la question : I need 2 yards of soil, how many quarts is this? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Converting to cubic yards 
20080815 

Lisa pose la question : I need to convert 32,000 square feet, 5 inches deep to cubic yards. Can you help me?
Thank you Harley Weston lui répond. 





The weight of a cubic yard of dirt 
20080721 

Robert pose la question : I need to know how many pounds of dirt is in a cubic yard Penny Nom lui répond. 





How much sand do I order? 
20080715 

jackson pose la question : We would like to put 2 inches of sand down. The pool is 24 feet.
How much sand will we need?
The person we spoke to yesterday was talking in tons, but on these sites it is
talking cubic yards or feet.
Please help. We would like to get the sand ordered so we can get the pool up! Harley Weston lui répond. 





Filling a hole with sand 
20080605 

greg pose la question : I have a 18 ft. diameter circle and need to put 2 in. of sand in it i need to know how much sand in cubic yards and tons Harley Weston lui répond. 





50 cubic yards of dirt 
20080531 

Mary pose la question : 50 cubic yards of dirt is allowed.
16 feet of width and 1 foot of depth.
How far can can you cover in length? in feet, yards or miles? Janice Cotcher lui répond. 





The volume of a ditch 
20080509 

Dixie pose la question : I need to find the cubic feet of a ditch 36 inches wide by 28 inches high, by 1561 feet long.
then I need to convert it to cubic yards then to tons. of rock Penny Nom lui répond. 





I have to fill a hole with clay 
20080331 

Tim pose la question : Dear Sirs I have to fill a hole with clay and then 8 inches of top soil. The area is a 24 foot circular hole left by a now removed swimming pool. The area in question pithces from the house from 48" to ground level within that 24 feet. I was wondering how many yards o the top soil has to be 58 inches deep thank you f fill(clay) I would need and how many Yards of top soil to cover that hole Harley Weston lui répond. 





The volume of a footing 
20080323 

Brett pose la question : You need to pour an 8"x16" footing that is 100ft. long. At a cost of
$65 per cubic yard, how much will this cost?
(A) $205 or less
(B) more than $205, but less than $220
(C) $220 to $235
(D) more than $235 Penny Nom lui répond. 





The volume of a dam 
20080323 

JD pose la question : How many cubic yards of soil are required to build a small Pond Dam:
100ft wide bottom x 300ft long x 15ft High with a 14ft wide Flat top Harley Weston lui répond. 





I need to level a 18ft x 21ft area that is very uneven. 
20080304 

Shelia pose la question : I need to level a 18ft x 21ft area that is very uneven. I have used a line level to determine the number of inches at various places in the area. This varies from 1 inch to 15 inches in order to bring the garden area up level. How do I calculate cubic yards so I can order topsoil for the area. If needed, I have the number of inches needed for each square yard area. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Digging a pool 
20080129 

tom pose la question : digging a pond 100ft by 70ft by12ft with a 2:1 side slope. how many cubic yards will be removed Harley Weston lui répond. 





The Shaw family wants a new swimming pool 
20080126 

Mable pose la question : The Shaw family wants a new swimming pool in their backyard. The pool company stated that the first job is to remove dirt from an area 30ft x 60ft. Next, a hole must be dug 25ft x 55ft x an average of 6ft deep. The finished pool would measure 20ft x 50ft x 5ft deep (average). How many square yards of dirt must be removed from the lawn?How much would it cost the Shaw family for dirt removal at $46 a cubic yard (nearest cubic yard)? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Constructing a pool 
20080115 

Scott pose la question : what it the cubic yards needed for this pool.
It is 14ft. X 28ft. and 6 inches thick. It is 3.5ft. deep on the shallow end and 6ft. deep at the deep end. Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Cubic centimeters to cubic yards 
20071110 

Logan pose la question : if i have 188.4cm^3 of concrete how do i change it into cubic yards? Penny Nom lui répond. 





What is the rent? 
20071026 

Mark pose la question : Rent was $1.00 per cubic yard. Dimensions were 36 feet by 200 feet by 12 feet high. What is the rent Penny Nom lui répond. 





How many cubic yards of dirt do I need? 
20071016 

BELINDA pose la question : I need to fill an area of 30,000 square feet with dirt that is 18" in height. How many cubic yards of dirt do I need to do this? Penny Nom lui répond. 





20 tubes of concrete 
20071014 

Fred pose la question : I have 20 8” concrete tubes to fill with 8'of concrete.
How much concrete will I need to order Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





400 square yards of sidewalk 
20070927 

Vanessa pose la question : I am having a small problem being a subcontractor
I'll having trouble calculating how much concrete it will take to pour a 400 square yard sidewalk 5' wide 4" depth can you show me the equation to figure out how many yards of concrete i will need. Can you help me please?
Thank you very much and have a wonderful day. Penny Nom lui répond. 





How do I determine how many tons, 15 yards of top soil is? 
20070918 

Terry pose la question : One company is selling topsoil by the yard and another by the ton,
how do I determine how many tons, 15 yards of top soil is? Penny Nom lui répond. 





How many cubic yards of concrete? 
20070831 

Teresa pose la question : How many cubic yards of concrete are required for the structure with a bottom piece that is 8" high by 72" by 72", a side that is 8" by 72" by 60", another side that is 8" by 72" by 60 ", a side that is 8" by 72" by 60" with a circle cut out that has a radius of 18", and finally another side that is 8" by 72" by 60" that has a circle cut out that has a radius of 12". Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





How many cubic feet in a cubic yard? 
20070825 

George pose la question : How many cubic feet in a cubic yard? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





How much would 3 yards of stone cost? 
20070821 

Sue pose la question : If it costs $13.50 a ton of 3/4" stone, how much would 3 yards of stone cost? Steve La Rocque lui répond. 





I want to fill the hole up with dirt 
20070819 

Roger pose la question : I have an 18 foot round hole which is 16 inches deep. I want to fill the hole up with dirt. How much dirt do I need to fill the hole?? Penny Nom lui répond. 





How many dusters are required? 
20070819 

SUSAN pose la question : I have a roof that is 40,000 sq. ft. x 3 in. thick. I'd like to know how many 20 yard dumpster it would take to tear the roof off Harley Weston lui répond. 





A pile of soil that is 284' around and 12' high 
20070726 

bev pose la question : I have a pile of soil that is 284' around and 12' high. I need to know how many yards are in that pile. And then how do I convert that to cubic yards Penny Nom lui répond. 





New wood siding 
20070620 

Angela pose la question : I have a trailer that is 14x70 and I took off the wood siding that was about 8 feet tall. They want $8.60 a cubic yard.
How many cubic yards do I have and how much will it cost me. Thanks to all! Stephen La Rocque and Penny Nom lui répond. 





A round pool 
20070612 

Gene pose la question : How many yards of concrete to put a 28' round pool...it is to be 4 inches deep Penny Nom lui répond. 





Yards of top soil 
20070606 

Cristina pose la question : How many yards of top soil do I need in a area of 2000 square feet with 18" depth. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Mulch price comparison (price per cubic yard versus price per cubic foot) 
20070523 

Dianna pose la question : This is a 2fold question. I am getting some mulch that is measured in 1 cubic yard for $25.00.
Walmart has a 2 cubic bag for $3.00. I need to cover a 376 sq ft area. I need to know which is
the best deal and how much I need to buy to cover the 376 sq ft. Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Edging surrounding a round pool 
20070503 

Carol pose la question : Hello,
I am new at this and very rusty on my math. I am getting a 24 Ft. round pool and would like to put 2ft width stone (small) edging around it. How much would I need to buy. I have to buy it by the yard (cubic yard) I am not looking for an exact, just an approx. even would be great.
Thanks
Carol Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Yards of sand in a ton 
20070409 

Teresa pose la question : how many yards of sand are in a ton and how many yards of limestone does it take to make a ton Penny Nom lui répond. 





How many yards of gravel do I need? 
20070328 

Joel pose la question : I am constructing a French drain 100 feet long x 6 inches wide by 18 inches deep. Within this trench will be a 4" diameter pipe which will be surrounded by washed gravel. How many yards of gravel do I need? Thanks! Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





A steel pipe pile 
20070308 

Sean pose la question : Need to fill a 18" OD x 60 feet steel pipe pile with a wall thickness of 1/2" What is the amount of concrete I need in order to fill? Thank you Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





How many yards of concrete? 
20070228 

jeremy pose la question : I need to figure how many yards of concrete to use. I work for an asphalt company, and we are expanding into concrete. Currently we measure everything in sq. ft. So we came up with 6,960 sq ft of concrete to remove and replace. Currently there is 6" of concrete, and 2" of bedding material. We would like to replace only 4.5" of concrete, the rest in bedding. Here is how I figured, am I correct. 6,960 Sq ft (to simplify I made the Sq ft 350 X 20 ) 350 ft X 20 ft X .33 (1/3 ft or 4") = 2,310 cubic feet 2,310 cb ft / 27 = 85.55 cubic yards Is this correct? Penny Nom lui répond. 





How many cubic yards can my truck hold? 
20070225 

Mike pose la question : If I have a dump truck that has a box that is 14' long sides that are 3.5' high and the width is 7.5' wide... how do I figure out how many cubic yards this truck can hold? Steve La Rocque, Penny Nom and Melanie Tyrer lui répond. 





A concrete foundation 
20070215 

Jeremy pose la question : BiltWEll Construction needs to create a concrete foundation. 5ft deep measuring 60ft by 32ft, outside dimensions, with walls 7in. How many cubic yards of concrete will they need? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic yards 
20070206 

Mark pose la question : I have a pile of dirt that is 200ft long, 40ft wide, and 25ft high. How do I figure out how many cubic yards? Thanks Mark Penny Nom lui répond. 





Yardage of dirt fill 
20070202 

Gene pose la question : I am removing dirt then replacing it with good dirt. I need to know how many yards of fill dirt it would take to fill a diameter 165 feet with fill of 13 ft would take how many cubic yards of dirt. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Price of topsoil 
20070202 

Tyler pose la question : I need to convert cubic yards to square feet. I have topsoil that is $34.30 a cubic yard and I need to know what the price is in square feet. The depth is 18". Penny Nom lui répond. 





A circle of concrete 
20070116 

JoAnn pose la question : Help ! I need to know of many yards of concrete to order for a 14' circle  and 4" thick. Thanks ! Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Calculating "yards" 
20070113 

Donny pose la question : I want to learn how to figure out how many tons and yard are needed to do driveways and parking lots. OK from what I've read on the net i think its length width=square feet . i think i get that but i can figure out how to do the height . i understand a 6in would be 0.5 but how bout if its 2ins or 4 in . how do I put the the fraction in to working form. Penny Nom lui répond. 





The volume of a box in cubic yards 
20070111 

Robert pose la question : i have a box 44inch high 16foot long on top and 8 foot long on the bottom 5foot wide how do i find the cubic yards Penny Nom lui répond. 





Yards of concrete 
20061115 

Tina pose la question : How many yards of concrete to cover a 20 x 100 area 4 inches deep? Penny Nom lui répond. 





How many yards of dirt would it take to raise 1 acre 200 feet? 
20061106 

Larry pose la question : how many yards of dirt would it take to raise 1 acre 200 feet? Larry lui répond. 





Filling a swimming pool 
20061004 

Jon pose la question : what would be the formula to fill a swimming pool in with dirt that is 15ft wide,36ft long and is 8ft deep to 3ft deep Penny Nom lui répond. 





We need to know how many cubic yards of concrete to order for the job. 
20060925 

Linda pose la question : We are pouring an additional drive way and shop in our back yard. The total square foot of all the concrete is 1200 and the concrete will be 3" deep. We need to know how many cubic yards of concrete to order for the job. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Sqyare yards and cubic yards 
20060921 

Kevin pose la question : I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW HOW TO CONVERT SQUARE YARDS INTO CUBIC YARDS OF MATERAIL (DIRT) Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic yards of sand 
20060920 

Michael pose la question : How many compacted cubic yards of sand are there in 40 acres of land at a depth of 20 feet? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





A hexagonal concrete form 
20060909 

Lewis pose la question : How many cubic yards of cement will be required to fill a hexagonal concrete form with equal 12 foot sides that will be 3 feet thick? Penny Nom lui répond. 





How much cement would I need? 
20060907 

Lou pose la question : At a five to one mix how much sand/gravel and how much cement would I need for a 71/2 yard pour?
What formula would I use for this calculation. My sand/gravel is in a cone shaped pile and I know how to calculate that. I need to know if I have enough and how many bags of cement I need to buy. I will be using a engine operated cement mixer Harley Weston lui répond. 





A concrete floor 
20060827 

Cecelia pose la question : We are going to pour a concrete floor for a porch and would like to know how many yards of concrete it would take.
The measurement is32 feet long and 6 feet wide with a depth of 5 inches. Could you tell me how to figure this or how many yards I will need so I will have an idea of the cost. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic yards of trash 
20060823 

Chris pose la question :
I am journalist in California trying to convert cubic yards of trash (appliances, furniture, tires and household trash) into the space of a football field.
Is there a formula for this?
For example, how much of an American football field would 45,000 cubic yards of said trash fill up? The typical American football field I am told is 120 yards (110 meters) long by 53 ^{1}/_{2} yards (49 meters) wide
Ideally, I'd like to be about to say this amount of trash would fill up the football field XXfeet deep
Penny Nom lui répond. 





I am pouring cement 
20060822 

David pose la question :
I AM POURING CEMENT
8FT. X 8 FT. X 4 INCHES
8FT. X 8FT. X 5 INCHES.
8FT. X 8FT. X 5 1/2 INCHES.
WHAT IS THE FORMULA?
Penny Nom lui répond. 





How many cubic yards of soil is needed 
20060816 

John pose la question : how many cubic yards of soil is needed to cover 750 square feet at a height of 3 inches? Penny Nom lui répond. 





A concrete semicircle 
20060815 

John pose la question : I have to figure out how many yards of concrete I need for a semicircle. I have a radius of 21 feet and the concrete is 4" thick. I took 3.14 x (21)^2 then divided by 40 to get how many yards of concrete but that doesn't seem right. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cement for a large patio 
20060713 

Jim pose la question : I have a 60' by 100' patio. I am wanting to raise it 1 foot. The truck carrying the cement can only hold 10 cubic yards. How many truck loads would I need? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Concrete for a porch 
20060704 

Sherry pose la question : I'm having a porch,the measurement is 3in.deepx10ft.wide x52ft.long how many yards is that i need? the concrete truck wont deliver unless it 5yards or more. Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





I have a trench to fill with concrete 
20060611 

A builder pose la question : i have a trench to fill with concrete the size is [57 feet long .x 18 inches wide. x 39 inches high.]would like to know how much concrete should i order. Penny Nom lui répond. 





How many yards will I need? 
20060606 

Melba pose la question : I'm am trying going to put mulch around the tree in my front yard. I am going for 6" deep and 4069.44 sq. in. around.
How many yards of dirt will I need? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic yards of sand 
20060526 

Steve pose la question : I need to cover an area with sand that is 30 feet wide and 60 feet long and I need the depth of the sand to be 1/4 inch thick. How many cubic yards of sand will I need? Penny Nom lui répond. 





A concrete driveway 
20060521 

Diane pose la question : I am trying to estimate how many cubic yards of concrete I will need to pave my driveway. I have an area that is 30 ft wide by 25 ft long and then goes into an area that is 10 ft wide by 219 foot long. I would like to make this 4 inches thick. How many cubic yards of concrete will it take to do this? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Landscaping 
20060511 

Luke pose la question : HOW MANY CUBIC YARDS OF CONCRETE WILL IT TAKE TO FILL UP A BOX 20FT.X20FT.X6IN DEEP?
HOW MANY CUBIC YARDS OF CONCRETE WILL IT TAKE; I HAVE A 12FT.IN DIAMETER POND AND I WANT TO PUT A 3FT.SIDEWALK AROUND THE OUTSIDE OF IT? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Cubic yards of landscape stone 
20060419 

Janet pose la question : I need to spread landscape stone around my pool. A landscaper said I need 16 yards. What is the area of a cubic yard if I want the stone 3" deep? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Cubic yards of concrete 
20060321 

Shane pose la question : I need to know how many cubic yards of concrete is needed for a 4" thick driveway and 18' wide and 27' long. What formula do I need to use? Penny lui répond. 





Quarts, liters cubic yards and soil 
20060319 

Kathy pose la question : I am trying to find out how many quarts of dirt there are in a yard of dirt. The local flower store sells bags of dirt that are 20 quarts or 22 liters for $1.25 and another store sells a yard of dirt for $25.00. Which is the better deal? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Building a flower bed 
20060317 

Bobby pose la question : I am building a flower bed 60 ft long by 8 ft wide by 3 ft deep. How much dirt will it take to fill it with top soil/dirt. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Adding a cellar 
20060314 

Spencer pose la question :
You want to add a cellar to your store. The construction company told you it would cost $5.90 per cubic yard to dig the cellar plus $20.00 per square ft. to finish it.
How much will it cost to add a cellar 36 feet long, 14 feet wide, and 8 feet deep?
Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Cubic yards of dirt 
20060312 

Gordon pose la question : I have an area 40 ft. by 6 ft. in my front yard I want mound over and plant shrubs. How many yards of dirt will I need to do this? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic feet to cubic yards 
20060312 

Sandy pose la question : We need to convert feet to cubic yards. The concrete is 45ft by 10ft by 4ft. How many cubic yards is this? Penny Nom lui répond. 





One acre 20 feet deep 
20060216 

Bob pose la question : How many cubic yards of material are in one acre of land approximately 20 feet deep? What is the approximate weight of one cubic yard of Black dirt, Gravel, and Sand? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Concrete in a foundation 
20060208 

Philippe pose la question : Can you please help me determine how many cubic yard of concrete I need to purchase for a foundation that is 50' by 25.5 by 8' height and how many cubic yard would I need for the slab that is 50' by 25.5 by 0.5 Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic yards of dirt 
20060128 

Greg pose la question : How many yards of dirt do i need to cover an area of 1000 ft long, 20 ft wide and 3 inches deep Penny Nom lui répond. 





I need to order sand for playgrounds 
20060118 

Jody pose la question : I need to order sand for playgrounds. I have their square footage and the various depths of sand needed for each, but sand comes in tons.
What is the formula for converting square footage and depth to tons (for example: 6 inches of sand needed for a 200sq ft area = how many tons?) Penny Nom lui répond. 





Concrete tubes 
20060114 

Paul pose la question : I have 15 tubes. Each tube measures 12in.x 48in. I have to fill each one with concrete. How do I figure how many cubic yards of concrete I will need? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic yards of fill 
20051223 

Mike pose la question : And I have a question in regards to the amount of fill needed to bring a vacant lot up to "grade level".
The lot is 112' x 87' and I need to bring in fill to elevate the finished level up 4'. Penny Nom lui répond. 





A concrete patio 
20051206 

Anne pose la question : If you are making a concrete patio 4 inches thick, what is the area of the largest patio you could make if you ordered 2 cubic yards of concrete? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic feet and cubic yards 
20051112 

Mike pose la question : I need to know how to calculate square feet into yards of material. Example: 1320 sq. ft. surface area by 1 in. depth. What does this equal in cubic feet and yards. Thanks for any help you can give me. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic yards of concrete 
20051106 

Cyndi pose la question : I have a carport that is 20' x 31' and a driveway that is 12' x 18' that requires a 3" depth of concrete.
I need to now how many cubic yard it will need to complete these two areas. Penny lui répond. 





How many cubic yards of dirt will be needed? 
20051027 

Mike pose la question : We are filling in a hole left by the removal of an aboveground pool that was dug into the ground. The diameter is 25' across and the depth is 5'. I wondered how many cubic yards of dirt will be needed to fill this hole. Penny Nom lui répond. 





How many cubic feet are in 8 yards? 
20051020 

Neisha pose la question : I am trying to figure out how many cubic feet are in 8 yards. I am trying to pour a concrete slab. The width is 24 ft, lenth is 30 ft, and it is 4 inches thick Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic yards is in a box trailer 
20050920 

barbara pose la question : i need to know how many cubic yards is in a box trailer that is 96" wide 13' 6" high and 40" long Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic yards of topsoil 
20050908 

Ken pose la question : How many cubic yards of topsoil would there be on 100 acres of land if you averaged a 2' depth of material. Penny Nom lui répond. 





A concrete slab 
20050729 

Armand pose la question : I am
planning to pour a concrete slab over an existing slab in my garage
which is very uneven, with a depth variation from 2 1/2 inches to 5 1/2
inches from level. I'm afraid to over estimate concrete since it will be
wasted but worse, I'm afraid to underestimate. I've broken the slab down
into four sections with the following being the four dimensions, can you
tell me how much concrete I will need please, I would very much
appreciate your help.
1 6ft/8in x 20ft x 4 1/2 in. thick
2 16ft/10in. x 20ft x 3 1/2 in. thick
3 6ft/6in. x 16in. x 5 1/2 in. thick
4 6ft/6in. x 8ft. x 4in. thick
Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic yards of topsoil 
20050712 

Maggie pose la question : How much topsoil in cubic yards i need to order to cover 7500sq. ft. 3 inches deep? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Digging a hole for a pool 
20050608 

Debra pose la question : I need to have dirt hauled away from my built in pool and the haulers are asking me how many yards of dirt there is. How would I figure that out? It is a 24 ft round pool and 3 inches of soil depth was dug out. Penny lui répond. 





How many cubic feet in a yard? 
20050513 

Carol pose la question : How do you measure a cubic foot? How many cubic feet in a yard? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic yards of sand 
20050427 

Renee pose la question : I need to find out how much sand I would need to order for the base of a horse round pen. The pen is 40 ft across and I would like a depth of 4 inches. I have to order the sand in cubic yards. Penny Nom lui répond. 





An asphalt driveway 
20050402 

Bob pose la question : I'm trying to convert square
feet to cubic yard.
I have an asphalt drive way I'd like to replace with concrete. Concrete
is sold by the cubic yard and I keep telling myself that their must be an easy
conversion table out there somewhere.
My driveway is 18 feet wide and 47 feet long with a proposed depth of 4
inches. Penny Nom lui répond. 





The cost of concrete 
20050308 

Cathy pose la question : Compute the cost of ready mixed concrete for a driveway 70ft long, 10ft wide, 3 inches deep at a cost of $30.00 per cubic yard Penny lui répond. 





I need to fill an area with rock 
20050304 

Kelly pose la question : if I need to fill an area with rock that is 64 feet long by 4 feet wide and 1 foot 2 inches in depth
how many tons of rock will this job require?
it is also sold by cubic yard how many of these cubic yards will I need? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic yards of dirt 
20041228 

Stephen pose la question : How many cubic feet or yards of dirt would be required to cover a 5 acre tract of land to a depth of 10 feet of compacted dirt? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic yards of concrete 
20040929 

Tanya pose la question : We are starting up a new business and for the business we will be required to order concrete for various shapes. Right now we have a job that requires a concrete slab that a decagon it is 1403/4" from flat side to flat side, 74" from point to center and each flat side is 46" The pad should be 4" thick with 12"x12" continuous footing. Harley Weston lui répond. 





Volume 
20040916 

Jonathan pose la question : I have an area of 22ft x 43 ft, 6 inches high
Sq. ft..946
sq. yds...105.1
What is the cubic feet and cubic yards for this dimension. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic yards 
20040901 

Garnet pose la question : I have the dimensions of 16 feet by 10 ft and 3 1/2 inches deep how much concrete do I need. Penny Nom lui répond. 





15 cubic yards of dirt 
20040822 

Barry pose la question : My question...what is the equivalent of 15 cubic yards of dirt? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic yards of dirt 
20040811 

A parent pose la question : How many cubic yards of dirt would it take to fill an area that is 325 feet by 325 feet and is 3 feet deep? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic yards 
20040712 

A homeowner pose la question : I would like to know how many cubic yards are in the following; 20 ft wide x 80 ft long x 4 inches thick?
I am trying to figure out how much concrete I will need to pour for a driveway. Penny Nom lui répond. 





A garden space 
20040616 

Carol pose la question : We have a 17' x 19' garden space. If we want it a foot high raised bed, how many cubic yards of topsoil do we need? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic yards in a pool 
20040530 

Jerry pose la question : HAVE A AREA WHERE I HAD A 18 FOOT ROUND POOL.
THE DEEPEST PART IT WAS IN THE GROUND WAS AROUND 7 INCHES TAPERING DOWN TO AROUND 4 TO FIVE INCHES AND A LITTLE OF THE ONE SIDE ALMOST AT GROUND LEVEL...HOW MANY YARDS OF DIRT WOULD I NEED TO FILL IT IN???? IS THERE A FORMULA FOR THAT.......COULD YOU FIGURE THAT FOR ME?
Penny Mon lui répond. 





Yards in a concrete driveway 
20040427 

Bobbi pose la question : I am wondering how many yards of cement I need for a 49 by 45 area, 5 inches thick. I am a stay at home mom who is not very good at math and I want to pave my drive way. Also what would the yardage be for a 6 inch thick drive way with the same area. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic yards in a concrete wall 
20040118 

Danny pose la question : I am studing for my contractors exam. I am haveing truble with a few questions. I have the answer to the problems but I dont know how to get them my self. please help
How many cu. Yds. Of concrete are in a wall that is 150' long and 8'4" high an d 8' thick Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic yards of concrete 
20031102 

John pose la question : The foundation is 20' X 20' and the depth is 6", there are also three footings that are 20' X 12" X 12" each. Can you show me the equation to figure out how many yards of concrete I will need to pour the footings and foundation. Harley Weston lui répond. 





How many cubic yards must I purchase? 
20030829 

Walt pose la question :
I am trying to determine how much top soil I must purchase (by the yard). The area is 80' x 15' and I want it 3" thick. How many cubic yards must I purchase? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Yards and cubic feet 
20030811 

Sonya pose la question : How many cubic feet are in a yard? Penny Nom lui répond. 





How much soil will be removed? 
20030702 

Amy pose la question : My site is 1230' (eastwest) by 1300' (northsouth) and we need to remove 2 feet of soil from the entire site, how much soil will be removed? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Filling in the back yard with dirt 
20030204 

Joe pose la question :
We just bought a house and need to start filling in the back yard with dirt to level it out. I measure 37'x 56' by 2' deep on an angle. I will be building a retaining wall at the 2' deep portion. The slop will go from the 2' to nothing at the top or near the house. I can't remember how to get the Sq. foot or cubic yards. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic yards in a gravel pile 
20030110 

Ron pose la question : I am looking to find a way to measure gravel piles to get yards. They are generaly not square.it would be like pouring sand out of a bag into a pile. they generaly are concave in dimension. can you help. I have attached a picture to show a small scale what I am working on is in much larger volume. Harley Weston lui répond. 





Cubic yards of concrete 
20020824 

Michael pose la question : if you have a 10" dia pipe 8' long how many cubic yards would it take to fill with concrete. how how would you go about figuring it out. and also if you would how many cubic feet, cubic inches in a cubic yard. i know you don't need to answer, seeing i am not in school, but would appreaciate it. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic feet and cubic yards 
20020527 

John pose la question : how do you find the cubic feet/cubic yard of area 10 feet wide by 15 ft long by 2 inches high Penny Nom lui répond. 





Cubic yards 
20020420 

Pat pose la question : I HAVE AN AREA 10'x6'I WOULD LIKE TO PUT LOAM ON IT 5" DEEP HOW MANY CUBIC YARDS OF LOAM DO I NEED? Harley Weston lui répond. 





Cubic yards and cubic feet 
20000826 

Rhonda pose la question : have 2.47 cubic yards. what could the dimensions, in feet, be to equal this? Penny Nom lui répond. 

