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    Calculating the amount of material for finishing a basement

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    Question 11A Guest needs material to finish a room in a basement. The room is square and one wall measures 15'. The height of the room is 8'. There is one door that measures 3' wide and 7' high, and two windows that measure 3' wide and 4' high.

    The Guest is covering the walls with 1x6 carsiding (we will say that it covers 5" wide). How many 16' pieces will it take to cover the walls minus the openings?
    66-16' pieces

    72-16' pieces

    85-16' pieces

    40-16' pieces

    Question 12A Guest needs material to finish a room in a basement. The room is square and one wall measures 15'. The height of the room is 8'. There is one door that measures 3' wide and 7' high, and two windows that measure 3' wide and 4' high.

    How many feet of base molding will this Guest need (figure through the door)?
    45ft

    70ft

    60ft

    50ft

    Question 13A Guest needs material to finish a room in a basement. The room is square and one wall measures 15'. The height of the room is 8'. There is one door that measures 3' wide and 7' high, and two windows that measure 3' wide and 4' high.

    The Guest's walls are framed with 2x4's. How many square feet of R-13 roll fiberglass insulation should the Guest buy if he/she wanted to insulate all four walls?
    360 square feet

    540 square feet

    435 square feet

    240 square feet

    Question 14A Guest needs material to finish a room in a basement. The room is square and one wall measures 15'. The height of the room is 8'. There is one door that measures 3' wide and 7' high, and two windows that measure 3' wide and 4' high.

    How many square feet of carpeting would the Guest need?
    120 square feet

    225 square feet

    275 square feet

    360 square feet

    Question 15Refer to the following description for questions 15-21.

    A Guest wants to re-seal a blacktop driveway. The driveway measures 24' wide and 70' long.

    If one gallon of driveway sealer covers 125 square feet, how many five-gallon pails will the Guest need to seal the driveway?
    2 pails

    4 pails

    1 pail

    3 pails

    Question 16After studying the landscape wall, the Guest also wondered what it would cost to put holland pavers down for the driveway. The pavers the Guest would like measure 3"x7". How many would he/she need?
    15,450 pavers

    11,520 pavers

    10,230 pavers

    13,540 pavers

    Question 17The Guest will also need sand to go under the pavers. The Guest wants it to be 4" thick. How much sand is going to be needed to fill the driveway?
    360 cubic feet

    480 cubic feet

    560 cubic feet

    640 cubic feet

    Question 18How many 1/2 cubic foot bags of sand would be needed if the Guest wanted to buy bags?
    720 bags

    1280 bags

    1120 bags

    960 bags

    Question 19The Guest should also have a 6" pea gravel base below the sand. How much pea gravel is needed?
    640 cubic feet

    840 cubic feet

    960 cubic feet

    1000 cubic feet

    Question 20How many 1/2 cubic foot bags will be needed?
    1280 bags

    1680 bags

    1920 bags

    2000 bags

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    Solution Summary

    The amount of materials for finishing a basement is determined. How many 16`pieces it will take to cover the walls minus the openings are determined.

    $2.19