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# How much area will a yard of sand cover?

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One cubic yard of sand covers approximately 120 to 150 square feet of area at a depth of 1 to 2 inches. A yard of sand weighs approximately 2,000 and 3,000 pounds, or about 1 1/2 tons. One ton of sand covers about 80 to 100 square feet.

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A cubic yard of sand equals 1 yard wide by 1 yard long by 1 yard high. The sand's weight and volume varies depending on whether it is wet or dry when measured. It takes approximately nine medium-sized wheelbarrows to carry 1 cubic yard of sand. A cubic yard of sand fits inside the bed of a large pickup truck.

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A 2-cubic-foot bag of mulch covers 6 square feet at a depth of 4 inches, 8 square feet at a depth of 3 inches and 12 square feet at a depth of 2 inches. At a depth of 2 inches, a 3-cubic-foot bag covers 18 square feet.

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There are 36 inches in 1 yard, which is equal to 3 feet. A yard was once believed to be the length of the average stride. The inch represents 1/12 foot. The inch is an English word that derives from the Latin word "uncia," which means one-twelfth.

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There are exactly three feet in a yard. Both the yard and foot are imperial and customary units of measurement in the United States. The international standard symbols for the units are ft for feet and yd for yard.