You can purchase bags of concrete from your local home center. It takes 90 40lb bags of concrete to fill 1 cubic yard of volume. It takes 60 60lb bags of concrete to fill 1 cubic yard of volume. It takes

**45**80lb bags of concrete to fill 1 cubic yard of volume.What is the formula for yards of concrete?

Multiply the three dimensions together to find the number of

**cubic**feet (0.5' x 12' x 12 = 72**cubic**feet)**Divide**the**cubic**feet by the number of**cubic**feet in a**cubic**yard (27) to find the number of**cubic**yards (72 ÷ 27 = 2.67 cu.1

80 lb. bags -

## How many 80lb bags of concrete are on a pallet?

**60**lb. bags -

**56**per pallet.

80 lb. bags -

**42**per pallet.

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## How many 90 pound bags of concrete does it take to make a yard?

How many bags does it take to make a yard of concrete. A cubic yard is 27 cubic feet. A 90 lb bag =

**0.675**cubic feet of finished concrete.3

## How much is a 80 pound bag of concrete?

Lowes has 80 lbs bags of quikrete concrete for

**$2.88**. if you need 18 bags you could use a 15/50 and get it down to like 2.05 per bag. Seems like a good price thought I would share.4

## How many pounds of cement does it take to make a yard of concrete?

An average 1:2:3 mix contains one part cement, two parts sand and three parts gravel. To make 1 cubic yard of concrete, you'd need

**seven 94**-pound bags of cement, about 1/2 cubic yard of sand and just over 3/4 cubic yard of gravel.5

## What is the cubic yard?

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**cubic yard**(symbol yd^{3}) is an Imperial / U.S. customary (non-SI non-metric) unit of volume, used in the United States, Canada, and the UK. It is defined as the volume of a cube with sides of 1**yard**(3 feet, 36 inches, 0.9144 meters) in length.6

## How much concrete is in a bag?

Enter the size of the slab you want to build in square feet. The calculator will indicate the number of 60 or

**80 pound**bags of QUIKRETE® Concrete Mix you need to build a 4″ or a 6″ slab. (All yields are approximate and do not include allowance for uneven subgrade, waste, etc.) Concrete Calculator.7

## How thick is a concrete driveway?

Grade the fill material or existing soil so that your slab of concrete will be the correct depth, or thickness. Usually driveways are at least

**four inches**thick; for heavier vehicles or difficult to stabilize soil conditions, thicker concrete is suggested.8

## How much concrete can you mix in a cement mixer?

But you'll need to rent a mixer, which adds another

**$40**to**$60**per day. While ready-mix reduces work, it also boosts the cost. Each cubic yard costs about**$65**. However, a fully loaded cement truck will hold 10 cubic yards—and partial “short” loads cost $15 to $20 extra for every cubic yard less than a full load.9

## What is the mix for concrete?

Another "old rule of thumb" for mixing concrete is 1 cement : 2

**sand**: 3 gravel by volume. Mix the dry**ingredients**and slowly add water until the concrete is workable. This mixture may need to be modified depending on the aggregate used to provide a concrete of the right workability.10

## How many bags of concrete do I need per fence post?

Estimating 60-lb Bags of Fast-Setting Concrete Mix

3-in Post Diameter / 9-in Hole Diameter | 6-in Post Diameter / 18-in Hole Diameter | |
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Hole Depth in Inches | Number of Bags needed Per Hole | Number of Bags needed Per Hole |

10 | 1 | 3 |

12 | 1 | 4 |

14 | 1 | 4 |

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## How many yards are in a 80 pound bag of concrete?

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**80 lb**.**bag**provides 0.6 cubic feet of cured**concrete**. If you have**concrete**delivered it is sold by the**yard**(which is a cubic**yard**= 27 cubic feet).12

## How thick does a concrete slab need to be for a patio?

Joints should be 1/4 the thickness of the slab and placed 2 or 3 times the thickness of the slab. For example, a

**4 inch**(**10 cm**) deep slab would use joints that are 1 inch (2.5 cm) deep. Those joints should be spaced every 8 to 12 feet (2.4 to 3.6 m). Working with concrete can be very dangerous.13

## How do you figure out cubic yards?

Convert the dimension in inches to feet (6” ÷ 12” = 0.5') Multiply the three dimensions together to find the number of

**cubic**feet (0.5' x 12' x 12 = 72**cubic**feet) Divide the**cubic**feet by the number of**cubic**feet in a**cubic yard**(27) to find the number of**cubic yards**(72 ÷ 27 = 2.67 cu.**yd**.).14

## How much does it cost to pour a 20x30 slab?

According to our concrete slab material estimator, the average minimum cost per square foot of a concrete slab is

**$1.36**and the maximum is**$1.88**. By comparison, the price per square foot for a cement slab is**$5.50**.15

## How do you figure out how much concrete you need?

**Calculate**the volume you need in cubic

**yards**. Multiply the length (10 ft.) by the width (10 ft.) by the depth (.35 ft., or 4 in.) and divide it by 27 (the number of cubic feet in a cubic yard). You get 1.3 cu.

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## How do you calculate how much gravel is needed?

To measure the driveway in cubic feet, multiply the length by width by depth. For cubic yards, divide the total cubic feet by 27. Because one cubic yard of

**gravel**is equal to 1.13 tons,**you**can multiply your total cubic yards by 1.13 to convert this measurement to tons.17

## How many yards does an 80lb bag of concrete make?

Quikrete's Concrete Mix yield's about .15 cubic feet for every

**20**pounds of mix, so a 40-pound bag yields .30 cubic feet, 60 pounds of concrete mix yields .**45**cubic feet and an**80**-pound bag yields .60 cubic feet. One 50-pound bag of Quikrete Fast Setting Concrete Mix yields about .375 cubic feet.18

## How big is a cubic yard of concrete?

According to the table above, one cubic yard of concrete placed at a thickness of 5-inches covers

**65 square feet**. In a perfect universe, our 1,080 square foot driveway will need exactly 16.62 cubic yards of concrete (**1,080 square feet**/**65 square feet**equals 16.62 cubic yards).