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February 28th, 2012, 05:08 PM   #1
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I have some material that weighs 20lbs per cubic meter. I have a piece of that material that is 1 x 1 x 1.5 cubic feet. I need to know how much this piece weighs?
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Re: Conversion

"1 x 1 x 1.5 cubic feet" isn't meaningful.
1ft x 1 ft x 1.5 ft = 1.5 cubic feet

Anywho.

So each cubic foot weighs a certain amount, and you have 1.5 cubic feet...
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February 28th, 2012, 08:00 PM   #3
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So, I convert 1.5 cubic feet to cubic meters and then multiply by 20?
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Yes, one way to do this:



Weight = weight density times volume, thus:

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Thanks a bunch!
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