# How cubic feet are in a yard?

## How cubic feet are in a yard?

1 cubic yard = 27 cubic feet If you need to convert cubic feet to cubic yards then check out our cubic feet to cubic yards calculator.

**How do you calculate 1 cubic yard?**

How to calculate cubic yards? The formula: Number of Cubic Yards = Length (in feet) Width (in feet) Depth (in feet) รท 27. Simply multiply the three dimensions together to find the number of cubic feet, then divide by 27 to find the number of cubic yards.

**How many yards of dirt are in a cubic yard?**

Multiplying the three dimensions, length, width and height/depth, will give you the total cubic yardage of your debris. In this example, 3 yards x 1 yard x 1/3 yard = 1 cubic yard of dirt.

### How many cubic feet are in a 40 pound bag of mulch?

Guide To Mulch & Landscape Products

Item | Size | Coverage |
---|---|---|

Manure | 30 pound bag | 50 square feet of garden |

Lime, Pelleted or Powdered | 40 or 30 pound bag | 1000 square feet |

Top Soil | 40 pound bag | 12 square feet at 1 inch deep |

Pine Bark Compost | 3 cf. bag | 50 square feet |

**How do I calculate how much mulch I need?**

To calculate mulch in yards, it is essential to note that one cubic yard of material will cover an area of 324 square feet at a depth of an inch. To determine the total amount of mulch needed, the formula is: Square footage x desired depth (in inches)/ 324.

**How do I calculate yards of mulch?**

Keep in mind that mulch is sold by the cubic yard. One cubic yard of the material covers a 324-square-foot area an inch deep. So, to determine your total, multiply your square footage by the depth in inches desired, then divide by 324. Here’s your formula: Square footage x desired depth / 324 = cubic yards needed.

## How many cubic feet of gravel do I need?

Measure the length and width of the area in feet and multiply the figures together. Multiply your area figure by the depth of gravel that you wish to use, ensuring your measurement is also in feet. If your depth is in inches, divide it by 12 first. You now have a cubic feet volume figure.