### Material Needed Formula:

Yards of Material Needed = Width/3 x Length/3 x Depth/36

### Material Needed Definition

If you want to calculate how much material you need for a given job then all you need to know is the width of the area, length of the area, and the depth of the area. Simply plug in those numbers into the free online Material Needed Calculator and boom! It’s really as simple as that to learn how to calculate how much material is needed for a given project. Try it out now! You may also be interested in Material Needed for a Circle and Material Needed for a Triangle

### How to Calculate Material Needed

Let’s be honest – sometimes the best material needed calculator is the one that is easy to use and doesn’t require us to even know what the material needed formula is in the first place! But if you want to know the exact formula for calculating material needed then please check out the “Formula” box above.