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Posted by **heatherly** on Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 11:49pm.

of paint will cover 78.2 ft2. How many gallons of paint are needed to paint the room (including the

ceiling and not including the door). Round your answer up to the next whole number.

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**DrBob222**, Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 12:04amTwo walls are 15' x 10' = 150+150 ft^2.

Two walls are 19' x 10' = 190+190 ft^2

The door subtracts 3' x 7' = 21 ft^2

Add (and subtract) to obtain the final area, then divide by 78.2 to obtain gallons needed. check my work.

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**Becky**, Saturday, November 21, 2009 at 10:02pmWhat about the ceiling, Should you add another 15x19 area then divide by 78.2 to get the amount of gallons needed?

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**candy**, Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at 3:19pmso approx. 9 gal.

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