## How do I figure out how many bags of concrete I need?

For concrete, the formula for volume is as follows: length x width x thickness. To determine how many bags of concrete you will need, divide the total cubic yards needed by the yield. Use the following yields per each bag size: 40 pound bag yields .011 cubic yards.

**How much does a 80 lb 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 cubic feet does a 80lb bag of concrete cover?

6 cubic feet

6 cubic feet for an 80 lb bag. The first thing you need to know is the “density” of the concrete.

**How much area does a bag of concrete cover?**

How many square feet will a 60 lb bag of concrete do? @ 2″ thick a 60 lb bag of concrete will fill 2.7 sq. ft. @ 4″ thick a 60 lb bag of concrete will fill 1.35 sq.

#### How many bags of concrete will fit in a mixer?

Heavy-duty paddles mix the concrete to a uniform consistency. This concrete mixer can fit up to two bags of concrete.

**How thick should a concrete driveway be?**

four inches

As for thickness, non-reinforced pavement four inches thick is standard for passenger car driveways. For heavier vehicles, a thickness of five inches is recommended. To eliminate standing water, the driveway should be sloped towards the street a minimum of one percent, or 1/8 inch per foot, for proper drainage.

## How to calculate concrete bags needed?

To determine how many bags of concrete you will need, divide the total cubic yards needed by the yield. Use the following yields per each bag size: 40 pound bag yields.011 cubic yards 60 pound bag yields.017 cubic yards

**How much concrete is in a 60 lb bag?**

Each 60-pound bag of QUIKRETE® Concrete Mix will yield approximately 0.45 cubic feet of mixed concrete. Yields are approximate and will vary with waste, uneven subgrade, etc. I have to pour concrete for steps, how much do I need for each 7 foot wide step Asked by Jeff March 8, 2021

### How many 80-pound bags of Concrete equal a yard?

How Many Bags of Concrete Are in A Yard? A bag of 80 lbs concrete can cover 0.5 to 0.6 cubic feet of the surface. As you know that a cubic yard equals 27 cubic feet, you will need forty five 80Lbs bags of concrete to cover a yard surface.

**How many bags of concrete you need?**

In order to have enough concrete for 1 cubic yard (27 cubic feet), you’ll require 2.2 bags of 60-lb concrete. Since bags are only sold in whole (not half, or quarter) quantities, you’ll need to purchase three (3) 60-lb. bags for one cubic yard.