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How many cubic yards of dirt would it take to fill an area that is 325 feet by 325 feet and is 3 feet deep?
Thanks for your response.


Hi Wayne,

Since you want the volume in square yards I would first change the dimensions to yards. There are 3 feet in a yard so 325 feet is  325/3 = 108.3 yards. Thus the region you want to fill is 108.3 yards by 108.3 yards by 1 yard. Thus the volume is

108.3 108.3 1 = 11,736 cubic yards.



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