



 
Hi Tim, I drew what I think is the shape of your compost pile (not to scale). The volume is the area of the triangular face times the length. Since the dimensions are in fee this will give the volume in cubic feet. To obtain the volume in cubic yards I would first convert the dimensions to yards. There are 3 feet in a yard so pile is 78/3 yards long by 18/3 = 6 yards wide by 9/3 = 3 yards high. The area of a triangle s one half the base times the height and hence the volume of your compost pile is
Penny  


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