# How many cubic yards in a ton of topsoil?

How many cubic yards in a ton of topsoil?

### Which weights more 1 cubic yard top soil or 1 ton top soil?

A cubic yard of topsoil, if compacted to get the air pockets out will weigh more than 1 tone. If the topsoil is loose, a cubic yard of it could weigh about 1 ton. A lot depends on the topsoil, and whether it has more stone dust or less in it. The more moist the topsoil is, the more likely it will weigh more than a ton.

### How many square yards are in a ton?

A ton is a unit of weight--- 2000 pounds. A square yard is a unit of area. Perhaps you meant cubic yards, which is a unit of volume and more related to weight. For example it would make sense to ask how many cubic yards of concrete are in a ton. But , unfortunately, your question, as stated. is incomprehensible.

### How much does 3 cubic yards of topsoil with a density of 125 pounds per cubic foot equal to in weight given in tons?

1 cubic yard is 27 cubic feet, so 3 cubic yards is 81 cubic feet. At 125 lb per cubic foot, that much topsoil would weigh 10,125 lb. At 2000 lb per ton, that converts to 5.0625 tons (if we assume complete precision of all the numbers - if not, then we would be limited to 1 digit of precision because the 3 in 3 cubic yards is only precise to 1 digit. In that…