M maxmac97 New member Joined Feb 1, 2015 Messages 15 Mar 26, 2019 #1 What is the volume in cubic yards of a trench that is 20' long 2' wide and 5' high? I need to convert feet to cubic yards. i first multiply 20 x 2 x 5 to get 200 than I do 27 divided by 200 and get 7.40.

What is the volume in cubic yards of a trench that is 20' long 2' wide and 5' high? I need to convert feet to cubic yards. i first multiply 20 x 2 x 5 to get 200 than I do 27 divided by 200 and get 7.40.

H Harry_the_cat Senior Member Joined Mar 16, 2016 Messages 1,308 Mar 26, 2019 #2 You actually did 200 divided by 27 to get the correct answer of 7.4 (approx) cubic yards.