Marksman material estimator

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xiii. Project: Gravel

Find how many tons of gravel is needed when the cover-

age volume is given, or find the coverage area (in cu. yds.)

when the quantity of gravel used is given.

Key

Example: Find the quantity of gravel ( in tons ) needed to

cover a 48'x13' driveway 5" deep.

[ON/C]

48[Feet][x]13[Feet][x]5[Inch][=]

[Shift][Gravel]

[Shift][Gravel]

Example: How many cubic yards will 5 tons of gravel fill ?

[ON/C]

5[Shift][Gravel]

[Shift][Gravel]

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xiv. Project : Mulch

Find how many bags of mulch is needed when the cover

age volume is given, or find the Coverage volume when

the quantity of mulch used ( in number of bags ) is given.

Key

Display

Example: Find the number of bags of mulch you'll need

to fill a volume of 3.5' X 13' X 3" deep.

[ON/C]

0.

3.5[Feet][X]13[Feet][X]3[Inch][=]

260.

[Shift][Mulch]

CU FEET

14.44

If you want to find how much you'll spend buying mulch,

TN

you can operate as follows.

[X]50[Shift][Cost $]

9.63

CU YD

Example: How many cubic feet will 5 bags of mulch fill ?

[ON/C]

5[Shift][Mulch]

0.

3.33

[Shift][Mulch]

CU YD

5.00

TN

To find the cost for the material quantity calculated above,

one can follow the key procedures as:

" [X] ( enter the unit cost ) [Shift][Cost $] "

provided that the quantity of material has been worked out

and is being displayed, which can be in the unit of bags,

tons, rolls and etc.

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Display

0.

11.375

CU FEET

5.69

BAG

3 8

284.

$

0.

10.00

CU FEET

5.00

BAG

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