# SOLUTION: C-8 Landscaping- At an excavation site a conical pile of earth 9 ft high and 14 ft in diameter at the base must be hauled away by a small truck with a capacity of 2.6 cu yd. How ma

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 Question 109338: C-8 Landscaping- At an excavation site a conical pile of earth 9 ft high and 14 ft in diameter at the base must be hauled away by a small truck with a capacity of 2.6 cu yd. How many truckloads will it take to transport the soil?Answer by checkley71(8403)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!V=1/3*PI*R^2*H V=(3.14*7^2*9)/3 V=1,384.74/3 V=461.58 CUBIC FT OF SAND. 461.58/2.6*27 [THE 27 IS THE NUMBER OF CUBIC FEET IN A CUBIC YARD.] 461.58/70.2 6.57 TRUCK LOADS NEEDED TO REMOVE THE SAND.