# Units of Conversion- Cubic Measure

Example 1:What exactly does 1 cubic foot mean?

One cubic foot means 1 foot 1 foot 1 foot or 1 foot

Example 2:Convert 50 cubic yards to cubic feet.

Solution:From the above table you can see a link between cubic feet and cubic yards.

• 50 cubic yards can be written as 50 x 1 cubic yard.
• Since 27 cubic feet is equivalent to 1 cubic yard, the fraction

is equivalent to 1.

• Multiply 50 x 1 cubic yard by 1 in the equivalent form

to obtain 50 x 1 cubic yard x .

• Rewrite the above expression as

• Multiply the two fractions:

• Rearrange the numerator:

• Write the above fraction as a product of fractions so that some of the fractions have a value of 1:

• The answer is 1,350 cubic feet, or 1,350 feet3.