### crushed stone: determing yards per ton

Crushed stone is quoted at a weight of 2700 pounds per cubic yard. Your stone dealer tells you he has a truck that can deliver 20 tons of stone per load. You need to know who many cubic yards that comes out to. Here is the math: 20 tons X 2000 pounds per ton = 40,000 pounds 40,000 pounds / 2700 pounds per cubic yard = 14.29 cubic yards. One 20-ton truckload of crushed stone will yield 14-15 cubic yards of …