# consumer math

You wish to paint a storage shed. Its four walls measure 7 ft. high and 8 ft. wide each. If one gallon of paint covers 160 sq. ft., how many gallons of paint will you need?

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1. 7 x 8 = 56 sq ft per wall

56 x 4 = 224 sq ft for all 4 walls

224 divided by 160 = ??

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