cubic feet in a yard

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by lawn jockey, May 10, 2004.

  1. lawn jockey

    lawn jockey LawnSite Member
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    Ok its been along day, can anyone tell me how many cubic feet are in a yard? I have a customer who wants cocoa mulch and I can only get it in 2 cubic foot bags thank you for the help
     
  2. houston

    houston LawnSite Member
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    27 cubic feet in a cubic yard

    :eek:
     
  3. D Felix

    D Felix LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Cubic yard. HMMMMMM.........

    By logical thinking, that means you have a cube that is 3'x3'x3'..........

    Hmmmmmmmmmmmmm......................

    Can you do math? I realize it may have been a long day and all, but how much simpler can it get?

    I'm always amazed that people can't do math. Even simple stuff. We're not talking advanced calculus......

    Just an observation.
     
  4. CT18fireman

    CT18fireman LawnSite Senior Member
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    With math classes in school teaching kids how to use a calculator instead of multiplication tables, well nothing surprises me.
     
  5. blafleur

    blafleur LawnSite Member
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    I'm even more amazed at how intelligence displaces tact.

    Bryan
     
  6. LawnScapers of Dayton

    LawnScapers of Dayton LawnSite Silver Member
    Male, from Dayton, OH
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    13 and a half bags with 2cf bags

    Derek
     
  7. NCSULandscaper

    NCSULandscaper Banned
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    Make sure you figure your amounts carefully and not overbuy mulch. The cocoa mulch only needs to be 1" thick, and 1 bag covers roughly 25 sq ft.
     
  8. D Felix

    D Felix LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I guess I'm more amazed that people can't do simple math. That's why I have no tact with this. I've posted several times how to come up with cubic yard quantities, all that has to be done is a simple search. I know I could just simply ignore the fact that people can't do simple math, but I guess my reasoning in the back of my mind is that if they can't do the math, how can they survive in this business, or any business for that matter..........


    Dan
     
  9. fishman644

    fishman644 LawnSite Member
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    some dogs find the smell to good to resist
     
  10. D Felix

    D Felix LawnSite Bronze Member
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    And chocolate/cocoa is fatal to canines.
     

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