How does one convert metric tons to cubic meters?

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Metric tons cannot directly be converted into cubic meters because they measure different things. Metric tons are used to measure the mass or weight of an object while cubic meters determine the volume. A metric ton of concrete will fill far less cubic meters than a metric ton of feathers. If the density of the material is known, this can be used to calculate the cubic meters of space it takes up. Metric tons are used for measuring very large objects.
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