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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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Since we are trying to calculate the number of cubic yards, let's calculate everything in terms of yards.

Converting inches to yards, we have to divide by 36, since there are 36 inches in a yard.

1 ' = 1/36 yard

Converting square feet to square yards, we divide by 9, since there are 9 square feet in a square yard.

3700 square feet = 411 square yards

Calculating cubic yards, we multiply 411 square yards by 1/36 of a yard.

I get 11.42 cubic yards. So you are safe getting 12 cubic yards.

Good luck,

Paul

Converting inches to yards, we have to divide by 36, since there are 36 inches in a yard.

1 ' = 1/36 yard

Converting square feet to square yards, we divide by 9, since there are 9 square feet in a square yard.

3700 square feet = 411 square yards

Calculating cubic yards, we multiply 411 square yards by 1/36 of a yard.

I get 11.42 cubic yards. So you are safe getting 12 cubic yards.

Good luck,

Paul

Aug 20, 2016 | Office Equipment & Supplies

Assuming that 20x12 means 20 feet by 12 feet, then you take the three values in feet - 20, 12, and .333 (4 inches is 1/3 foot).

Multiply these three numbers to get the cubic feet:

12 x 20 = 240

240 x .333 = 79.92

Now that you have 79.92 cubic feet, to get cubic yards you divide by 9 since there are 9 cubic feet per cubic yard.

79.92 cu. ft. divided by 9 = 8.88 cubic yards (round up to 9).

Multiply these three numbers to get the cubic feet:

12 x 20 = 240

240 x .333 = 79.92

Now that you have 79.92 cubic feet, to get cubic yards you divide by 9 since there are 9 cubic feet per cubic yard.

79.92 cu. ft. divided by 9 = 8.88 cubic yards (round up to 9).

Jul 27, 2016 | Building Materials

We need to convert everything to a common unit, so let's convert the 18 inches into 1.5 feet.

Volume is length times width times height.

v= 132 x 2 x 1.5

v= 396 cubic feet

To convert to cubic yards, imagine a yard cube. It is 3 feet by 3 feet by 3 feet for a total of 27 cubic feet.

v1 = 396 cubic feet/27 cubic feet per yard

v1 = 14 2/3 cubic yards

So 15 cubic yards should do it.

Good luck.

Paul

Volume is length times width times height.

v= 132 x 2 x 1.5

v= 396 cubic feet

To convert to cubic yards, imagine a yard cube. It is 3 feet by 3 feet by 3 feet for a total of 27 cubic feet.

v1 = 396 cubic feet/27 cubic feet per yard

v1 = 14 2/3 cubic yards

So 15 cubic yards should do it.

Good luck.

Paul

Apr 27, 2016 | Office Equipment & Supplies

First step - convert everything to feet - 5" is 5/12 of a foot

40 x 4 x 5/12 = 66.6 cubic feet.

Since a cubic yard is 3 feet by 3 feet by 3 feet, there are 27 cubic feet in a cubic yard.

66.6 cubic feet / 27 cubic feet/cubic yard = 2.5 cubic yards.

Good luck.

Paul

40 x 4 x 5/12 = 66.6 cubic feet.

Since a cubic yard is 3 feet by 3 feet by 3 feet, there are 27 cubic feet in a cubic yard.

66.6 cubic feet / 27 cubic feet/cubic yard = 2.5 cubic yards.

Good luck.

Paul

Apr 15, 2016 | Office Equipment & Supplies

Hi Paula:

A mathematical logic question.

You need to get all of the measurements in the same units.

- A cubic yard is 1 yard x 1 yard x 1 yard

- equals 3 ft x 3 ft x 3 ft

- equals 27 cubic feet,

so once you have the volume of the pipe in cubic feet, you divide by 27 to get the volume in cubic yards.

- Volume of a cylinder (the pipe) is the cross sectional area X length.

- Area equals Pi x r squared.

- equals 22/7 x 1 x 1

equals 3.14#####

times length (20)

equals 62.857### cubic feet volume

divide by 27 cubic feet

equals 2.328### cubic yards.

- The answer is always the easy part.

- what is important is knowing exactly what the question is, and

- determing what calculations are needed to get the answer.

Wasn't that better than if I'd just said 2 1/3 cubic yards?

Cheers

A mathematical logic question.

You need to get all of the measurements in the same units.

- A cubic yard is 1 yard x 1 yard x 1 yard

- equals 3 ft x 3 ft x 3 ft

- equals 27 cubic feet,

so once you have the volume of the pipe in cubic feet, you divide by 27 to get the volume in cubic yards.

- Volume of a cylinder (the pipe) is the cross sectional area X length.

- Area equals Pi x r squared.

- equals 22/7 x 1 x 1

equals 3.14#####

times length (20)

equals 62.857### cubic feet volume

divide by 27 cubic feet

equals 2.328### cubic yards.

- The answer is always the easy part.

- what is important is knowing exactly what the question is, and

- determing what calculations are needed to get the answer.

Wasn't that better than if I'd just said 2 1/3 cubic yards?

Cheers

Jan 05, 2016 | Office Equipment & Supplies

two different measurements that are not compatible

there are 3 feet in a yard but to get sq feet you will need another measurement so that the two measurements can be multiplied together

for example 3 feet by 11.666 feet will give you 35 sq feet or in your question 1 yard by 3.88 yards = 35 sq feet or 3.88 sq yards or any number of combinations of dimensions

there are 3 feet in a yard but to get sq feet you will need another measurement so that the two measurements can be multiplied together

for example 3 feet by 11.666 feet will give you 35 sq feet or in your question 1 yard by 3.88 yards = 35 sq feet or 3.88 sq yards or any number of combinations of dimensions

Mar 27, 2015 | Heating & Cooling

Imagine or draw a cubic yard. It has a length of 1 yard, a width of 1 yard, and a depth of 1 yard. Now each of these yards can be broken down into 3 feet, since there are 3 feet in a yard. Thus, a cubic yard has a length of 3 feet, a width of 3 feet, and a depth of 3 feet. We have 3 x 3 x 3 or 27 cubic feet in a cubic yard.

Next, take 2106 and divide by 27. The answer is 78 cubic yards.

Good luck.

Paul

Next, take 2106 and divide by 27. The answer is 78 cubic yards.

Good luck.

Paul

Mar 14, 2015 | Office Equipment & Supplies

3 feet x3 feet x3 feet = 27 cubic feet in cubic yard

1 bag concrete mix is 2/3 cu feet or .66 cu feet

41 bags cement mix will make 1 cubic yard

1 bag concrete mix is 2/3 cu feet or .66 cu feet

41 bags cement mix will make 1 cubic yard

Sep 02, 2014 | Garbage Disposals

What's the question? A yard is three feet, so three yards would be nine feet. Three yards is three times as long as three feet. Three yards is six feet or two yards longer than three feet.

Oct 31, 2013 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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