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#9443 - 11/12/02 01:17 AM about concrete
baby_huey Offline
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Registered: 11/11/02
Posts: 1
Loc: hendrix oklahoma
how do i calculate how many yards of concrete i will need. thanks baby_huey.

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#9444 - 01/31/03 12:15 AM Re: about concrete
sentry Offline
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Registered: 01/30/03
Posts: 3
Loc: ar
I believe you can calculate thusly, but ask your concrete supplier to verify your calculation:

(W in ft)x(L in ft)x(T in fraction of ft)/27

So, a pad that is 20'x40'x4"thick would be:

(20x40x.333)/27=9.866 cubic yards.
The .333 is 4/12 in decimal form - the fraction of a foot that 4" accounts for.
The 27 is the number of cubic feet in a cubic yard.

-Bill

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#162848 - 01/25/18 12:01 PM Re: about concrete [Re: sentry]
RDeason Offline
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Registered: 01/25/18
Posts: 2
Loc: SC
If you have a smartphone, download the following app
VULCAN MATERIALS
Once downloaded, all you have to do is click the READY MIX ICON
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