Posted by **keiah** on Monday, January 25, 2010 at 12:08am.

a typical backyard swimming pool holds 150 yd^3 of water. what is the mass in pounds of the water?

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**DrBob222**, Monday, January 25, 2010 at 12:15am
What is the density of water in pounds/cubic foot? I think the conversion factor for cubic yards to cubic feet is 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard.

Convert 150 yd^3 to cubic feet.

Then mass = volume x density.

Or if you can find the density of water in pounds/yd^3, then

150 x that number = mass in pounds.

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**eric**, Saturday, January 15, 2011 at 6:19pm
2.5 *10^5 lbs

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