### How to Convert Metric Tons to Cubic Meters | Sciencing

Divide the mass in kilograms by the density in kilograms per cubic meter to obtain the volume in cubic meters. For one ton of gold, the calculation is 1,000 kg/(19,300 kg/m^3) = 0.05 cubic meters. Tips. Make sure you are working with metric tons -- there are three different measurements called "tons." One metric ton equals 0.98 long tons or 1.1 ...