Posted by lala on Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at 8:12pm.
a driveway is 162 feet long, 12 feet wide, and 6 inches deep. how may cubic yards of concrete will be required to lay the driveway? and pease explain answer

math  Ms. Sue, Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at 8:18pm
Change feet into yards.
162 feet = 54 yards
12 feet = 4 yards
0.5 feet = 1.5 yards
Multiply the three dimensions together.
54 * 4 * 1.5 = 324 cubic yards

math  correction  Ms. Sue, Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at 8:35pm
I goofed.
6 inches = O.5 feet = 0.167 yards
54 * 4 * 0.165 = 35.64 cubic yards
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