# If 8 pounds are in a square foot how many pounds are in a square inch?

About 1/2 pound.

### How many pounds per inch of sand in a square yard?

I will have to assume you are trying to estimate for a driveway, patio, or similar project. If you plan to buy dry sand, it is generally calculated at 100 pounds per cubic foot or 1600kg per cubic metre. Weight of wet sand (builders sand) would of course depend on how much water is present. Assuming dry sand, the answer to your question would be 8.3 pounds per square foot per inch of depth. This…

### How many pounds per sq foot is 5000 pounds?

Your question does not contain enough information to answer. But . . . let's assume that the 5,000 pounds is spread out over a flat surface measuring 50 ft x 100 ft. That equals 5,000 square feet. 5,000/5,000 square feet = 1. So our 5,000 pounds would exert exactly 1 pound per square foot at every point. Let's next say that we spread out the 5,000 pound, but thicker, on a flat surface measuring 25…