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how many cubic yards is this

Postby guest1 » Sun Jul 01, 2007 9:20 am

redoing driveway it measures

12ft x 80ft and 6in thick how much material do I need? in cubic yards
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Re: how many cubic yards is this

Postby Guest » Sun Jul 01, 2007 5:33 pm

guest1 wrote:redoing driveway it measures

12ft x 80ft and 6in thick how much material do I need? in cubic yards


5" = 0.5' so
12' x 80' x 0.5' = 480 cu ft
27 cu ft = 1 cu yd (3 x 3 x 3)
so 17.8 cu yd.

I don't know if any allowance needs to be made for packing down when rolled, but round up.
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