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calculate cost

Postby cost » Sat Jul 18, 2009 7:42 am

Material - 4"(W) x 8ft(L) Price $1.60pftr. What is the method to calculate cost per sqft. Thanks

Re: calculate cost

Postby Dirtman » Sat Jul 18, 2009 9:58 am

cost wrote:Material - 4"(W) x 8ft(L) Price $1.60pftr. What is the method to calculate cost per sqft. Thanks

Define pftr?

If it's $1.60 per 8 ft long piece:
(4"/12") * 8 ft = 0.333 ft * 8 ft = 2.664 ft2
$1.60/2.664 ft2 = $0.60 ft2

If it's $1.60 per ft:
(4"/12") * 1 ft = 0.333 ft * 1 ft = 0.333 ft2
$1.60 / 0.333 ft2 = $4.80 ft2
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