Convert Cubic Yards (yd³) to Pecks (pk) | yd³ in pk

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# Let's convert Cubic Yards (yd³) to Pecks (pk)

This quick and easy calculator will convert Cubic Yards (yd³) to Pecks (pk) and show formula, brief history on the units and quick maths for the conversion.

## Quick Reference for Converting Cubic Yards to Pecks

Formula
pk = yd³ x 86.78
Quick Rough Maths
To get the Pecks, multiply the number of Cubic Yards by 86.8
Cubic Yards (yd³) in 1 Peck
There are 0.01 Cubic Yards in 1 Peck
Pecks (pk) in 1 Cubic Yard
There are 86.78 Pecks in 1 Cubic Yard

## Unit Information

Cubic Yard
/ˈkjuːbɪk jɑːd/
Symbol: yd³
Unit System: Imperial

### What is the Cubic Yard?

The cubic yard is a unit of volume derived from the imperial system of units. It uses the symbol yd³.

It equals the volume of a cube with edges that each measure 1 yard. It is equivalent to 27 ft³, 46656 in³ or ≈ 0.764554 m³.

The yard (and derivatives like the cubic yard for example) are the same in both the imperial systems and US customary systems so require less conversion systems to calculate / convert to SI or metric.

Peck
/pɛk/
Symbol: pk
Unit System: US Customary

### What is the Peck?

The peck is a unit of volume in the US customary unit system. It uses the symbol pk.

1 US peck is equal to 1/4 of a US bushel. This is also equal to 2 US dry gallons, 8 US dry quarts or 16 US dry pints. In SI / metric, this equates to 8.809768 L.

Although the imperial peck is almost obsolete, it survives in some places in the USA - where some products (namely apples) are still sold by the peck.

It appears in the old English nursery rhyme; 'Peter Piper' where he 'picked a peck of pickled peppers'.

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