 # How Many Yards Are In A Cubic Yard?

## Is 1 yard the same as 1 cubic yard?

A cubic yard is the volume of a cube with the length, width and height of one yard (3 feet or 36 inches).

One cubic yard is equal to 27 cubic feet.

To help you picture this, the volume of two washing machines is just over a cubic yard..

## What are the dimensions of 1 cubic yard?

A cubic yard (symbol yd3) is an Imperial / U.S. customary (non-SI non-metric) unit of volume, used in the United States. It is defined as the volume of a cube with sides of 1 yard (3 feet, 36 inches, 0.9144 meters) in length.

## How many yards of dirt do I need?

Length in feet x Width in feet x Depth in feet (inches divided by 12). Take the total and divide by 27 (the amount of cubic feet in a yard). The final figure will be the estimated amount of cubic yards required.

## Is 3 cubic feet the same as 1 cubic yard?

1 cubic yard = (1 yard)3 = (3 feet)3 = 33 feet3 = 27 cubic feet. Simply put, when dealing with square or cubic units, you square or cube the appropriate conversion factor.

## How many feet go into a mile?

5280 feetSo there are 1760⋅3=5280 feet in a mile.