







2.5 gallons of liquid, one half an inch deep 
20180221 

From Cain: How many square feet would 2.5 gallons of liquid cover at half an inch deep? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet of soil 
20160619 

From H: A garden is 8 ft x 7 ft that needs to raised 6 inch's How many cubic feet of soil required ? What am I missing ?
Thanks
H Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet and cubic yards 
20150517 

From Richard: If I have a bag that covers.8cubic ft how many bags are in 2.65 cubic yards? Answered by Penny Nom. 





The number of cords on a pile of wood 
20130918 

From Gary: a cord of wood is 4 feet by 4 feet by 8 feet, how much wood is a row that is 16 in by 5 foot by 32 feet? Answered by Penny Nom. 





One acre of dirt 6 inches deep 
20120111 

From Cameron: Ok what im wanting to know is how many pounds of dirt are in 80
acres of land that is 6 inches deep? My friend and I are stumped on this question Answered by Penny Nom. 





2 cubic foot bags of mulch 
20110411 

From Ron: if I buy 2 cubic foot bags of mulch, how bags would
I need to equal 1 yard? (13 bags?) Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet 
20100116 

From deb: 1 room 49x24 1 room 18x18 need 6 inch deep can u convert to cubic feet for me thank you Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet and cubic yards 
20090508 

From TJ: 21 bags at 2 cubic feet per bag.
How many yards would that be? Answered by Penny Nom. 





How many bags do I need? 
20090316 

From Dawn: I need to purchase an item that is .4 cubic feet in size and the amount
I need is 5.625 cubic feet. How many bags do I need? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet 
20090307 

From A student: What is cubic feet and how do I use it in this question? (picture below) Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





Cubic feet gas to grams of gas 
20090211 

From tim: I was trying to convert cubic feet gas to grams of gas. Is there a formula to complete this task? Answered by Robert Dawson. 





The unusable space in a container 
20081002 

From Billy: an object is 42 inches long, 29 inches wide, and 69 inches high. The usable capacity of this container is 36.4 cubic feet. How much space in percentage is left over from the container? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Conversion to cubic feet 
20081001 

From Dorothy: What is the cubic feet of an item that is 7"x16 7/8"x19" Answered by Harley Weston. 





22 cubic feet 
20080814 

From julio: how to measure to get 22 cubic feet, do i need the
Height
Length
width Answered by Penny Nom. 





24 in by 14 in by 14 in in cubic feet 
20080805 

From Tom: I have a box that has internal dimensions of: 24in. H x 14in. W x 14in. D.
How many cubic feet is this internal space? Answered by Penny Nom and Victoria West. 





Packing a truck 
20080610 

From Ann: I am renting a 24ft box truck and have been told it is 1401 cubic feet. I want to know if I have 23 display cases to move and each is 6ft X 2ft X 3ft will the all fit? Or do I need additional info in order to figure this out? Answered by Penny Nom. 





.5 cu ft of sand to lbs. 
20080525 

From rogersimmons: needtocovert .5 cu ft. of sand into lbs. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Surface area 
20080501 

From John: I am working with concrete and need some assistance please. I am trying to figure out what the surface space is for a one cubic foot that is four inches thick? Answered by Penny Nom. 





WHY 144 where does this figure come from 
20080419 

From Sean: Why do you use the number 144 to divide
EG. length of timber 2 inches x 8 inches x 14 foot = 1.5 cubic feet
Calculation is 2x8x14 =224 divide by 144 = 1.5 WHY 144 where does this figure come from Answered by Leeanne Boehm. 





A 13 cubic foot cylinder filled with sand 
20080412 

From Thomas: I have a 100 pound bag of sand. I need to know how much sand I will need to fill a 13 cubic foot cylinder Answered by Harley Weston. 





The volume of a countertop 
20080308 

From Matthew: I need to calculate volume down to cubic feet. I pour concrete countertops
and cant figure out the formula to convert inches and feet. If I have a 2.5 inch
by 2 foot by 16 foot concrete countertop how do I convert it to cubic feet
and hence know how many bags of concrete at .6 cubic feet per bag I will need.
I am trying to input the formula into a spreadsheet. thank you so much Matt Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet to liters 
20080306 

From chase: if 1cu.ft=6.229 imp. gal and1 imp.gal=4.546 liters how many liters does of 128cuft. hold Answered by Penny Nom. 





How large is a container that will hold 3.5 cu meters? 
20080305 

From Robert: If a company allows you to ship personal belongings while on an over seas assignment and the figure is 3.5 cubic meters. Just how much is the total area in square feet?? 10X10X10 or??? I just wanted to understand the size of a container that would hold 3.5 cubic meters!! Answered by Harley Weston. 





Volume in cubic feet 
20071220 

From kim: if i have the inches and need to convert them to cubic feet, how do i do that? i thought it was height X width X length. Answered by Penny Nom. 





What size room would I need for 220 cubic feet? 
20071218 

From Andy: What size room would I need for 220 cubic feet? What is the calculation I would use to find the answer to this problem? Answered by Penny Nom. 





How many gallons are in the tank? 
20071203 

From bobby: my tank holds 740 gallons and the dimensions are 8 ft tall and 4 ft diameter the wine is 3 ft 7.5 inches from the top can you figure out how many gallons are in the tank ? Answered by Penny Nom. 





How many cubic feet are in this box? 
20071126 

From Julio: My son has a box that measures 27X18X19 inches. We want to know how many cubic feet are in this box. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet and gallons 
20071119 

From Leonard: Every conversion I find to convert a cubic foot to a gallon is in liquid.
Question, how would 1 cubic foot convert to gallons in dry measurement?
Example say you have 1 Gallon of packing peanuts how many cubic feet would that be?
I can do this and have done it for the heck of it, I took a box 12x12x12 inches, which is a cubic foot,
filled it with packing peanuts the tried to fill a 1 Gallon container, that amount almost fills a 1 gallon
bucket twice.
I even ask a math teacher and was told that 1 cubic foot equaled 7.481 gallons,
then I said that is liquid, teacher ansered yes, then i ask what about dry and got
a response of I do not know. Answered by Harley Weston. 





How much water to fill my bedroom? 
20070922 

From hector: how can i find out how much water i can fill my bedroom with when it measures 12 ft.x12 ft.x10 ft. Answered by Steve La Rocque and Penny Nom. 





How much space we are talking about when they say 500 cf? 
20070911 

From Rhonda: I was informed while planning a move that the moving company will
allow 500 cubic feet of moving space. Anything over that is $5.99 per cf.
How do I find out exactly how much space we are talking about when
they say 500 cf ?? Thankyou in advance for the advice. Answered by Stephen la Rocque. 





Liquid in a pipe 
20070905 

From christian: how many cubic feet are in a pipe that is 3" (inside diameter) and 459 feet long? Answered by Stephen la Rocque. 





How many cubic feet in a cubic yard? 
20070825 

From George: How many cubic feet in a cubic yard? Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





A sand base for a pool 
20070701 

From Clark: I am adding sand for a base for a pool. It is 20' round and I would like the sand
to be 2" deep. Can you tell me how many cubic feet that would be?
Thanks! Answered by Harley Weston. 





Making a box with a particular volume 
20070620 

From Kimberly: How do you convert 487 cf into box? Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





Converting units 
20070601 

From SAMANTHA: My hot tub is 61 square feet, how many gallons would it be? Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





A bag of concrete 
20070529 

From rick: I have a bag of concrete that will cover .525 cubic feet of space.
How many square feet will the same bag cover? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Mulch price comparison (price per cubic yard versus price per cubic foot) 
20070523 

From Dianna: This is a 2fold question. I am getting some mulch that is measured in 1 cubic yard for $25.00.
Walmart has a 2 cubic bag for $3.00. I need to cover a 376 sq ft area. I need to know which is
the best deal and how much I need to buy to cover the 376 sq ft. Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





How much gravel do I need 
20070331 

From linda: how much gravel do I need for 254 square feet to be 4 inches deep? Answered by Penny Nom. 





How many yards of concrete? 
20070228 

From jeremy: I need to figure how many yards of concrete to use. I work for an asphalt company, and we are expanding into concrete. Currently we measure everything in sq. ft. So we came up with 6,960 sq ft of concrete to remove and replace. Currently there is 6" of concrete, and 2" of bedding material. We would like to replace only 4.5" of concrete, the rest in bedding. Here is how I figured, am I correct. 6,960 Sq ft (to simplify I made the Sq ft 350 X 20 ) 350 ft X 20 ft X .33 (1/3 ft or 4") = 2,310 cubic feet 2,310 cb ft / 27 = 85.55 cubic yards Is this correct? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Price of topsoil 
20070202 

From Tyler: I need to convert cubic yards to square feet. I have topsoil that is $34.30 a cubic yard and I need to know what the price is in square feet. The depth is 18". Answered by Penny Nom. 





A lumber yard receives 24 studs in a bundle 
20070123 

From Roxanne: A lumber yard receives 24 studs in a bundle that contains 25 row (or layers) of studs with 20 studs in each row. A 2X4 stus ia actually 1 1/2'' X 3 1/2'' X 92 5/8 Find the cross sectional area of a bindle in square inches Find the volume of the bundle in cubic feet Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





The volume of a pool 
20070123 

From Steve: how do we measure the cubic feet of a pool. The pool is 50 feet long by 40 feet wide by 4 feet at the shallow end and 9 feet at the deep end. Answered by Penny Nom. 





How do you calculate cubic feet from inches? 
20070117 

From Sue: How do you calculate cubic feet from inches: 8 1/2 X 11 sheet of paper that is 3/4 inches thick? Answered by Steve La Rocque and Haley Ess. 





The volume of a box 
20061116 

From Sam: I have this box to mail and i would like to find out the cubic foot of the box.The W52 D13 H 37 inch cubic Answered by Penny Nom. 





A container to hold 600 gallons of water 
20061107 

From Cissy: What size rectangular tank would I need to hold about 500600 gallons of water. Answered by Penny Nom. 





How many 1 square 3/8 thick pieces of steel can you get from one cubic foot of steel? 
20061012 

From Jana: How many 1 square 3/8 thick pieces of steel can you get from one cubic foot of steel? Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





Cubic feet 
20060906 

From Tom: How do I calculate cubic feet ? What is the formula? Answered by Penny Nom. 





54x14x8 at $28.00 per cubic foot 
20060724 

From Toi: How much would it cost if I had an item that was 54x14x8 and it was $28.00 per cubic foot? Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





How many bags will it take to cover the area? 
20060614 

From Ken: I have area of 160 sq ft. I want to put mulch in the area 2 inches thick. The bag of mulch comes with 2 cu ft of mulch per bag. How many bags will it take to cover the area? Answered by Penny Nom. 





what is the cubic feet of 18... 
20060527 

From A student: what is the cubic feet of 18"x18"x24"? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet to cubic yards 
20060312 

From Sandy: We need to convert feet to cubic yards. The concrete is 45ft by 10ft by 4ft. How many cubic yards is this? Answered by Penny Nom. 





The volume of a freezer 
20060311 

From Marsha: I have a stand up freezer that measures 2ft deep, 23 inches wide, and 44.5 inches in height. I multiplied them (2x23x44.5) and came up with 2047. I guess my question is, when you look at an ad for this item, they always say 17, 14, or 19 cubic feet. How do they (and I) come up with a number like that? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Potting soil 
20060217 

From Cheryl: I need to buy some potting soil for a raised planting bed that is 6'x24'x1'. How do you figure how many 2 cu. ft. bags of potting soil that I will need? Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





A concrete slab 
20060213 

From Cheryl: A concrete area that will be used for picnic benches will measure 20 ft on each side. The concrete slab will be 8 inches deep. How many cubic feet of concrete will be needed to construct the patio? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Gallons and cubic feet 
20051119 

From Just interested: I have found that 1 cubic foot will hold 7.48 gallons of gasoline, but I would like to know how to come by this answer. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet and cubic yards 
20051112 

From Mike: I need to know how to calculate square feet into yards of material. Example: 1320 sq. ft. surface area by 1 in. depth. What does this equal in cubic feet and yards. Thanks for any help you can give me. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet and imperial gallons 
20051027 

From Dave: What is the volume in cubic feet which is occupied by 1080 Canadian gallons of water? Answered by Harley Weston. 





How many cubic feet are in 8 yards? 
20051020 

From Neisha: I am trying to figure out how many cubic feet are in 8 yards. I am trying to pour a concrete slab. The width is 24 ft, lenth is 30 ft, and it is 4 inches thick Answered by Penny Nom. 





How many gallons will it hold? 
20051016 

From Scott: I am building a pond and need to convert the cubic dimensions into gallons in order to know what size fountain pump to purchase.
My pond is 1 foot deep x eight feet long x three feet wide.
How many gallons will it hold? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet 
20050810 

From Selene: This is my math question I need to convert these inches to cubic feet
34"W x 34"H x 34"L Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet in a mobile home 
20050722 

From Jeanne: my mobile home is 24 x 56. I'm trying to find out how many cubic feet this is. I'm going to set of some bug bombs and it says 1 can will cover 4000 cubic feet. I don't know how to figure my cubic feet. the ceilings are 8 ft high everywhere but the living and dining room. They are vaulted and approximately 10 feet at the peak. I just need an estimate. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Square feet and cubic feet 
20050530 

From Kim: Is there a relationship between square feet and cubic feet? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet of concrete 
20050523 

From Robert:
REQUIRED CUBIC FEET OF CONCRETE TO POUR AN EXTENDED PAD
8 FEET X 8 FEET X 6 INCHES DEEP
Answered by Penny Nom. 





How many cubic feet in a yard? 
20050513 

From Carol: How do you measure a cubic foot? How many cubic feet in a yard? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet and feet 
20050225 

From Nancy: How do you convert cubic
feet into feet?
The problem is to convert 90 cubic feet into feet. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Volume 
20040916 

From Jonathan: I have an area of 22ft x 43 ft, 6 inches high
Sq. ft..946
sq. yds...105.1
What is the cubic feet and cubic yards for this dimension. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Gallons in a cylinder 
20040220 

From Jim: Please advise how to use the formula I saw for determining the number of gallons in a cylinder? This is how it was written
V = pi r2 h
. does this mean pie, or 3.14 X radius squared, X the height? If so please use a standard 55 gal barrel (1' R & 3' H) for example? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic yards of concrete 
20031102 

From John: The foundation is 20' X 20' and the depth is 6", there are also three footings that are 20' X 12" X 12" each. Can you show me the equation to figure out how many yards of concrete I will need to pour the footings and foundation. Answered by Harley Weston. 





Water in a tank 
20030902 

From A parent: if a tank is 48 inches long 14 inches wide and 18 inches deep if a yardstick was inserted into the tank and measured 2 inches of water in the tank how many gallons of water would be in the tank. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Yards and cubic feet 
20030811 

From Sonya: How many cubic feet are in a yard? Answered by Penny Nom. 





"cubic feet" of a refrigerator 
20030716 

From Ron:
Is the volume of a home appliance (e.g. fridge or freezer) calculated in a different way? I am planning to replace both my fridge and my freezer but I'm unable to determine what size replacement to get. For example, one company descibes their fridge as being 32"(L) x 30"(W) x 66" (H). I converted those measurements to feet (2.67 x 2.5 x 5.5) and I calculate the fridge to be 36.7 cubic feet. However, the company says the fridge is 18 cf. Answered by Chris Fisher. 





Gallons of rain 
20030425 

From Jocelyn: If you have a surface of 6500 square feet and 1 inch of rain falls on the surface, how many gallons of water does this equal? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Density 
20030219 

From Rob: What is the formula for converting cubic feet to pounds? (with any substance) Answered by Penny Nom. 





The dimensions of a box 
20021203 

From Paula: My son, who is in secondary school, needs to make a box with the inside dimensions of 1.25 cubic feet. It's supposed to be more in the shape of a rectangle than a square. I would like to know the equation to use to find the inside dimensions of a box if I know how many cubic feet (or inches) I need the inside to be. Answered by Penny Nom. 





How many cubic feet are in a cubic mile? 
20020830 

From William: How many cubic feet are in a cubic mile? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Gallons in a cylindrical tube 
20020821 

From Heidi: IF I HAVE A 12" DIA TUBE WITH 1/4" WALL AND 72" IN LENGTH HOW MANY GALLONS OF WATER WILL THIS HOLD Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet and cubic yards 
20020527 

From John: how do you find the cubic feet/cubic yard of area 10 feet wide by 15 ft long by 2 inches high Answered by Penny Nom. 





A 6,000 gallon tank 
20020428 

From Someone with a big tank: I was wondering if you can find out information about how much liquid fuel can fit in a 6,000 GAL. tank. Right now I do not have the exact dimensions of this tank but I will have it the 29th of April. Could you please Email me and let me know if you can answer this question after I have the correct specifications. Answered by Penny Nom. 





How many gallons of water in a cubic foot? 
20020414 

From Richard: I am tring to find out how many gallons of water in a cubic foot. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Square feet and cubic feet 
20010121 

From Jenny: How do I convert square feet to cubic feet? If I have 2000 square feet then how many cubic feet do I have? Answered by Harley Weston. 





Cubic yards and cubic feet 
20000826 

From Rhonda: have 2.47 cubic yards. what could the dimensions, in feet, be to equal this? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Volume of a cube. 
19990404 

From Alex Elkins: How do you find the volume cubic matter of a cube or space, example how many cubic feet in an example 6" high 4' X 6' rectangle Thank You Answered by Penny Nom. 





Cubic feet and gallons 
19990326 

From Karen Coheley: How many gallons in a cubic ft. ?? Answered by Harley Weston. 

