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I need help please

Postby cbarton912 » Sat Aug 04, 2007 8:52 pm

I have a proble. I have and area that is 25 feet wide X 115 feet long and i need to put 6 inchs of sand in it and i cant figure it out

i also have and area that is 25 feet wide x 38 feet long with the same 6 inch deep sand

can you help please
Christopher barton
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all you need is "cubic feet"

Postby Anon » Mon Aug 06, 2007 9:59 pm

don't forget all the measurements need to be in the same units - and that 6 inches is 0.5 feet.
So, multiply 25 x 115 x 0.5, and you need 1437.5 cubic feet of sand.

25 x 38 x 0.5 = 475 cubic feet.

Now - when you go to the landscape supply place, they only sell it by the "yard" (cubic yard, that is.) A cubic yard is 27 cubic feet - so you need 53 yards for the first area, and 18 yards for the second (that's a lot of sand).

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