



 
Hi Mary, First off, you need all of your information in the same units: 1 cubic yard is 27 cubic feet so the volume of dirt is 27 × 50 cubic feet = 1350 cubic feet. I'm not sure what type of shape this is for but I'll assume Volume = length × width × depth Janice  


Math Central is supported by the University of Regina and The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences. 