how do you find the cubic feet/cubic yard of area 10 feet wide by 15 ft long by 2 inches high
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You need to get all three measurements in the same units. If you want cubic feet then you need all three dimensions in feet. Since 12 inches is 1 foot, 2 inches is 2/12 = 1/6 of a foot. Hence a region which is 10 feet by 15 feet by 2 inches is
To find the volume in cubic yards first express all the dimensions in yards. 1 yard is 3 feet which is 36 inches so
15 feet = 15/3 yards,
2 inches = 2/36 yards.