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## Homework Statement

What's the mass (lb) of a soil in an acre 6 inches deep with bulk density of 1.2 g/cm3?

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What's the mass (lb) of a soil in an acre 6 inches deep with bulk density of 1.2 g/cm3?

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LowlyPion

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Looks like you have a volume calculation problem.

How would you begin to convert to the units of interest?

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the volume of a half acre is 43,560ft3*.5= 21,780ft3

21,780ft3*mass (1.2g/cm3)=?

21,780ft3*mass (1.2g/cm3)=?

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Well Google says

1 cubic foot = 28 316.8466 cubic centimeters

1 pound = 453.59237 grams

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