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Use our volume calculator to find the volume of each piece and add to find the total volume. To determine the number of bags of cement required either look on the bag or ask the dealer who is going to sell you the cement. The volume of concrete you can make from a bag of cement depends on the cement you are using, the aggregate you put with the cement and the ratio of aggregate to cement in the mixture. Good luck in this,  


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