Enter the length of the ball pit (ft), the width of the ball pit (ft), and the depth of the ball pit (ft) into the Number of Balls for a Ball Pit Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Number of Balls for a Ball Pit. 

Number of Balls for a Ball Pit Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the Number of Balls for a Ball Pit. 

#B = L*W*D / 8 * 500

Variables:

  • #B is the Number of Balls for a Ball Pit (# of balls)
  • L is the length of the ball pit (ft) 
  • W is the width of the ball pit (ft) 
  • D is the depth of the ball pit (ft) 

How to Calculate Number of Balls for a Ball Pit?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Number of Balls for a Ball Pit.


  1. First, determine the length of the ball pit (ft).
  2. Next, determine the width of the ball pit (ft). 
  3. Next, determine the depth of the ball pit (ft). 
  4. Next, gather the formula from above = #B = L*W*D / 8 * 500.
  5. Finally, calculate the Number of Balls for a Ball Pit.
  6. After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above. 

Example Problem:

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

length of the ball pit (ft) = 5

width of the ball pit (ft) = 10

depth of the ball pit (ft) = 5

#B = L*W*D / 8 * 500 =  ?