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V-j. Estimation of Material Quantity for

Various DIY Projects

Note: The answers obtained in DIY projects are

rounded to two decimal places.

Note: Material estimation results depend on variables

that are preprogrammed by default or user

programmed.

i) Project : Paint

Find how many gallons / quarts / pints of paint are needed

to cover the wall when the area of the wall is given, or find

the coverage area when the qty. of paint (in gals.) is known.

Key

Example: To calculate how many quarts of paint will be

needed to cover a wall measuring 8' x 20'.

How many gallons / quarts / pints?

[ON/C]

8[Feet][X]20[Feet][=]

[Paint]

[Paint]

[Paint]

Example: How many square feet will 10 gallons of paint

cover?

[ON/C]

10[Shift][Coverage]

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CONTINUED

Key

[Paint]

ii) Project : Wallpaper

Find the number of rolls of wallpaper needed when the

coverage area is given, or find the coverage area when

the quantity of wallpaper used is known.

Key

Example: To calculate the number of wallpaper rolls

Display

needed for a wall measuring 8' x 20' .

[ON/C]

8[Feet][X]20[Feet][=]

0.

[Wallpaper]

160.

SQ FEET

0.46

Example: How many square feet will 12 rolls of wallpaper

GL

cover?

1.83

[ON/C]

QT

12 [Wallpaper]

3.66 Pt

[Wallpaper]

0.

3500.00

SQ FEET

Display

10.00

GL

Display

0.

160.

SQ FEET

2.86

ROLL

0.

672. 00

SQ FEET

12.00

ROLL

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