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There is no simple equivalence.

Generally a yard is a measure of length and so has no mass whatsoever. However, in the building trade a "yard" is used to refer to a cubic yard which is then a volume and so would have a mass.

However, a pound as a measure of mass and a yard, as a measure of volume are measures of two different things and, according to basic principles of dimensional analysis, conversion from one to the other is not valid.

If you are not convinced, consider a cubic yard of air. How many pounds? Next consider a cubic yard of cement. How many pounds?

The masses of equal volumes of the two substances will clearly be very different. So there is no direct conversion between mass and volume: you need to know the density of the substance to enable you to carry out the conversion.

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