Hey there! Today, we’re going to explore **how we can change measurements** from cubic meters to cubic feet, especially important if you enjoy gardening and need to measure things like soil volume.

**What are Cubic Meters and Cubic Feet?**

– A **cubic meter** (m³) is a way to measure volume, which tells us how much space something takes up. Imagine a cube that is 1 meter long on each side; that’s 1 cubic meter!

– A **cubic foot** (ft³), on the other hand, is a smaller cube that is 1 foot long on each side.

Now, to convert from cubic meters to cubic feet, we use a special math relationship. There are about **35.3147 cubic feet** in 1 cubic meter. To find out how many cubic feet are in 0.7 cubic meters, we can do the following:

$$

0.7 \, \text{m}^3 \times 35.3147 \, \left(\frac{\text{ft}^3}{\text{m}^3}\right) \approx 24.70629 \, \text{ft}^3

$$

So, **0.7 cubic meters** is approximately **24.7 cubic feet**. This knowledge can help you when buying soil, deciding how big a raised garden bed should be, or even figuring out how many plants will fit in a certain space!

**Here are 7 objects that are exactly equal to 0.7 cubic meters (or 24.7 cubic feet)**:

1. **A standard large garden compost bin**.

2. **A small to medium-size refrigerator**.

3. **A large chest freezer**.

4. **About 8 large bags of garden soil** (assuming each bag holds about 0.0875 m³).

5. **A large dog crate** for medium to large dogs.

6. **A small bathtub** when filled with water.

7. **Two stacked garden storage sheds** (if they are very compact).

Next time you’re in the garden or planning a project, you can use this conversion to help you measure the space better! Happy gardening! 🌱