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# How many wheelbarrows are in a cubic yard?

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There are 14 wheelbarrow loads in a cubic yard for a 2-cubic-foot wheelbarrow, and nine wheelbarrow loads in a cubic yard for a 3-cubic-foot variety. The smaller wheelbarrow has a shallow basin, whereas the larger version is more common. Both wheelbarrows must have a crest to reach the maximum capacity.

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An entire dump truck of material is approximately 18 cubic yards, which equals 252 of the smaller wheelbarrow loads and 162 of the larger wheelbarrow loads.

One truckload of dirt may weigh up to 20 tons, and a cubic yard of topsoil is about 1.3 tons. Three cubic feet of topsoil, or one wheelbarrow load, is about 290 pounds, whereas 2 cubic feet weighs 185 pounds.

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A cubic yard is the volume which occupies a space that measures one yard long, one yard wide and one yard high. One cubic yard of material is enough to half-fill the bed of an average pickup truck.

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One cubic yard is equivalent to approximately 764.55 liters. To convert a certain number of cubic yards to liters, one can multiply the number of cubic yards by 764.55.

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There are 45 80-pound bags and about 60 60-pound bags of concrete in a cubic yard. Each 80-pound bag of concrete covers about 0.6 cubic feet. There are 27 cubic feet in a cubic yard: 27/.6 = 45.