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You can't convert the two. One is measurement of weight, and the other is a measurement of mass.

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Q: How do you convert cubic yards of soil to metric tons?
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What is the metric volume of 1000kg of soil?

The soil density must be given to convert from a mass measure to a volume measure.Assuming a clay soil of density 1200 kg/cubic meter, then the volume is 1000/1200 cubic meter or 0.833 cubic meterAssuming a sandy soil of density 1500 kg/cubic meter, then the volume is 1000/15000 cubic meter or 0.667cubic meter

What measurements is soil sold in?

Bulk soil units are cubic yards.

How many cubic yards in a ton of dirt?

There is about 2800lbs in 2 yards of top soil.

How many bags of soil for 1.5 cubic yards?

1.5 divided by the volume of your bag in cubic yards. 40.5 divided by the volume of your bag in cubic feet.

How many yards is one cubic meter of soil?


How many cubic yards of soil do you need to fill a 9ft x 3ft x 1.5ft hole?

I'll convert the dimensions into yards, so it is a 3 yard by 1 yard by half a yard hole. And 3 yards x 1 yard x 1/2 yard = one and a half cubic yards.

How many cubic feet of soil to fill in an 8 by 8 garden?

8 by 4 by 1 what? Inches, feet, yards, miles? Multiply 8 by 4 by 1 to get 32 cubic whatevers. Convert to cubic feet. Divide by 0.0334201 to convert cubic feet to quarts. That is your answer.

What is the amount of soil a rectangular flower box can hold?

To calculate the amount of soil that a rectangular flower box can hold, you need to measure the length, width, and depth. Multiply these numbers together and you will then have the cubic measurement. Soil is usually sold by the cubic yard, so you will have to convert your measurements to cubic yards.

Conversion of soil weight from tons to cubic yards?

It is difficult to say exactly what the weight of the soil is, which depends on the composition; but an estimate per the related link is around 1500 pounds per cubic yard. This converts to 1 cubic yard of soil weighs 1500/2000 tons or 3/4 ton. So, a ton of soil will be approximately 4/3 or 1 1/3 cubic yards.

How many yards of top soil do i need to cover an area 5' x 3' x 2' deep?

5' * 3' * 2' = 30 cubic feet = 30/(3*3*3) cubic yards = 1.11... cubic yards.

How do you convert 100g to yards?

Any linear measurement has exactly zero massCaution. People working in civil engineering, building and landscaping measure the volume of concrete, sand, gravel, soil, etc. in cubic yards, but they never actually speak or write the word 'cubic'. To convert one of these yards to weight, look up the density in lbs/cu.ft. , then multiply by 27.

How many yards of soil do you need for 400 square ft?

to figure yards of soil you need cubic feet ( 400 sq ft X how deep??)then divide by 9