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# If I'm making a driveway that measures 20ft wide by 85ft long, how much yards of cement is that?

Asked by Anonymous at 8:40 PM on Mar. 25, 2009 in Home & Garden

• 567 yards

20 x 85 = total feet 1700

1700 / 3 (3 ft in a yard) = 566.666666666

Answer by BubNSoap at 8:45 PM on Mar. 25, 2009

• But you also have to consider how deep you want it to be. So its 567yards of surface area, but that doesn't meant that's all you need to get.

Answer by CarolynBarnett at 8:46 PM on Mar. 25, 2009

• I actually think it is divided by 9 because you're looking at square yards.

Answer by kabbot01 at 9:42 PM on Mar. 25, 2009

• thanks ladies, its 4 inches deep.
but the carpenter only brought two rolls of the panels and its only 5x150 each so its not enough right?

Answer by Anonymous at 9:59 PM on Mar. 25, 2009

• Hi,

It's Cafe Sheri from CafeMom's Home & Garden Buzz.

Come on over and ask Celebrity Handyman Anthony Gilardi from HGTV your driveway question. He visits CafeMom, gives FREE advice, and answers home repair and improvement questions for CafeMoms every other week in Home & Garden Buzz. He's really thorough and awesome.