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Subject: cubic yards
Name: robert
Who are you: Other

i have a box 44inch high 16foot long on top and 8 foot long on the bottom 5foot wide how do i find the cubic yards thank you


First you need to convert all the measurements to yards. There are 3 feet in a yard and 36 inches in a yard so

44 inches = 44/36 yards
16 feet = 16/3 yards and
8 feet = 8/3 yards.

Thus the volume of your box is

(44/36) x (16/3) x (8/3) = 17.38 cubic yards


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