# How many 80 lb bags of concrete are in a yard?

An 80# bag of pre-mixed cement, sand and gravel (CONCRETE) is 0.6 cubic foot per the bag. There are 27 cubic feet in a cubic yard. So 27 / 0.6 = 45 80# bags. (EDIT #1 as pointed out I added a zero to the correct answer, sorry!

The finished volume of an 80# bag of Sacrete or Quikrete (pre-mixed cement, sand and gravel) is 0.6 cubic foot (stated on the bag). There are 27 cubic feet in a cubic yard. Dividing 27 cubic feet by the volume of the bag will give you the number of bags you need.

Similarly, how many bags of concrete make a yard? # It takes approximately 5 Bags of Portland cement, 8 cubic ft of sand, and 20 cubic ft of gravel to make approximately 1 cubic yard (27 cubic feet) of concrete.

Also to know is, how many 60 pound bags of cement does it take to make a yard?

60 pound bag yields .017 cubic yards. 80 pound bag yields .022 cubic yards.

How many bags of concrete does it take to fill a tire?

Four to six bags of concrete depending on how big the tires are. (Get extras, you can always take them back or make yourself a small sidewalk or some stepping stones or something)

### How many bags of cement do I need for 1 yard?

Pure cement, sand and crushed rock all have about the same density, so a block of pure cement measuring 1 cubic yard of volume (about 3,600 pounds) will contain 45 bags of cement.

### How many square feet does a 80lb bag of concrete cover?

30 cubic feet, 60 pounds of concrete mix yields . 45 cubic feet and an 80-pound bag yields . 60 cubic feet.

### How many bags of concrete do I need for a 10×10 slab?

Using a Concrete Calculator You’ll also get the number of 40-pound, 60-pound, or 80-pound bags of concrete are needed for the project. For example, a 10′ x 10′ slab that is 4″ thick will need an estimated 1.23 yards3 or 75 60lb bags of concrete and will cost roughly \$140.

### What is the difference between concrete and cement?

What is the difference between cement and concrete? Although the terms cement and concrete often are used interchangeably, cement is actually an ingredient of concrete. Concrete is a mixture of aggregates and paste. The aggregates are sand and gravel or crushed stone; the paste is water and portland cement.

### How much quikrete do I need for a 10×10 slab?

The calculator will indicate the number of 60 or 80 pound bags of QUIKRETE® Concrete Mix you need to build a 4″ or a 6″ slab. (All yields are approximate and do not include allowance for uneven subgrade, waste, etc.)

### How much water do I need for a 60 pound bag of quikrete?

Pour dry mix into the hole until it is approximately 3″ – 4″ (76 – 102 mm) from the top. 3. Pour water into the dry mix until the powder is saturated with water. Depending on soil conditions, this will require about 1 gallon (3.8 L) of water per 50 lb (22.7 kg) bag.

### How many square feet are in a cubic yard?

In other words, one cubic yard = 27 cubic feet. Since there are 27 cubic feet in a cubic yard, an overall volume measurement that is made in cubic feet can be translated into cubic yards simply by dividing the cubic ft. measurement by 27.

### How much is concrete per post?

Remember, the depth of the post hole should be one-half of the above-ground post height. (Example: For a 6 feet above ground post, use a post with an overall height of 9 feet and place 3 feet in the ground). The calculator will indicate the number of 50 lb. bags of QUIKRETE® Fast-Setting Concrete you need.

### How many 80lb bags of concrete are in a cubic yard?

A 80 lb. bag provides 0.6 cubic feet of cured concrete. If you have concrete delivered it is sold by the yard (which is a cubic yard = 27 cubic feet).

### What is the average cost of concrete work?

A typical concrete slab costs \$4 to \$8 per square foot with most homeowners spending between \$5.35 to \$6.17 per square foot, or \$113 to \$126 per cubic yard for both materials and installation. Your final cost will depend on the slabs size, thickness, and if you any special reinforcement such as wire mesh or rebar.

### How much does a bag of cement cost?

A bag of cement, portland cement, 94 pound in the USA, less in Canada, used with sand, rock and water to make concrete runs right at \$10 around here. Prices vary of course.

### How much concrete do I need for a 4×4 fence post?

Also 1-1/2 bags per hole is about right for a 4×4 fence post. Also remember, the depth of the post hole should be one-half of the above-ground post height. (Example: For a 6′ above ground post, use a post with an overall height of 9 feet and place 3 feet in the ground).

### How many bags of Portland cement are in a yard?

# It takes approximately 5 Bags of Portland cement, 8 cubic ft of sand, and 20 cubic ft of gravel to make approximately 1 cubic yard (27 cubic feet) of concrete.

### How much does a 12×12 concrete slab cost?

How much does a concrete slab cost? The average cost for a standard 12′ x 12′ shed concrete slab costs roughly: \$720 – \$1,200. or \$6 – \$10.00 per square foot.