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    How many tons of asphalt are there in a pavement that is 24’ wide, 1 mile long, and 7” thick? …. Assuming that there are 105 # of asphalt per SY-Inch.

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    How many acres are there in a rectangular lot that is 123’ wide and 32 yards long?

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    • #3
      Originally posted by joseph54311 View Post
      How many acres are there in a rectangular lot that is 123’ wide and 32 yards long?
      123 ft x 32 yd x 3 ft/yd x 1 acre/43560 ft² = 0.27 acre

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        If a container is rectangular … and has a base of 4’ x 6’ … how deep will the water be in inches if 450 gallons of water are poured into this container?

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          For a driveway that is 3 yards wide, 40 feet long, and 6 inches thick, how many tons of asphalt is required if the unit weight of asphalt is assumed to be 140pcf?

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            How many gallons is held by a 10’ inside diameter circular tank that is filled to a level of 286 inches?

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              Knowing that the average unit weight of steel is 490pcf & the average unit weight of Portland Cement Concrete is 150pcf, how many tons are there in 3890 pounds of Portland Cement Concrete?

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                What is the required surface area of a detention pond (SF) if the pond is assumed to have an average depth of 37” … and a required volume capacity of 0.95 acre-inches?

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by joseph54311 View Post
                  How many tons of asphalt are there in a pavement that is 24’ wide, 1 mile long, and 7” thick? …. Assuming that there are 105 # of asphalt per SY-Inch.
                  Forcing the data to your units
                  8 yd x 1760 yd x 7 in x 105 lb/)yd²·in) x 1 ton/2000 lb = 5175 ton

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                  • #10
                    Thanks, that's what i needed.

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