bagged top soil

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by befnme, Mar 5, 2006.

  1. befnme

    befnme LawnSite Bronze Member
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    guys i hate to ask such a simple question but i have searched extensivly and i cant find the answer .i need to convert 40# bags of top soil into 2.84 cu.yards . any calculations or formulas i can use ? i usualy buy in bulk but this is just for a ladies small flower garned. thanks.
     
  2. lawnlubber

    lawnlubber LawnSite Member
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    I believe those 40# bags are usually .5 cubic feet. Simply multiply 2.84 by 54 (the number of cubic half-feet in a cubic yard). Approximately 150 bags.
     
  3. emg35

    emg35 LawnSite Member
    from CA
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    2.9629629 yards
     
  4. emg35

    emg35 LawnSite Member
    from CA
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    If they are the large 2 c ft bags
     
  5. befnme

    befnme LawnSite Bronze Member
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