Finding cubic metres is the same thing as finding the volume of an item, measured in metres. Take a few measurements, do a simple calculation, and you have your answer. Just grab your metric ruler -- using one in inches and feet will work but requires different conversions.

- Skill level:
- Easy

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### Things you need

- Metric ruler

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## Instructions

- 1
Measure the height of your object.

- 2
Measure the length.

- 3
Measure the width.

- 4
Convert measurements to metres if they are not already. If measurement was taken in millimetres, divide by 1,000. If by centimetres, divide by 100.

- 5
Multiply the three measurements. The answer is given in cubic metres.

#### Tips and warnings

- If all you have is a standard ruler, convert feet to metres by multiplying the measurement in feet by 0.3048.
- If you are looking to put something in a cube, measure the inside height, length and width for an accurate answer.