You save time and money by estimating the amount of paint to complete a job. Tools you need include a calculator and tape measure. For measuring vertical lines or long walls, enlist a helper. More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

To calculate cost per square foot, divide the purchase price of a house by its total square footage. For instance, if a house with 2,000 square feet sells for $180,000, the cost per square foot is $90 per square foot. More » Business & Finance Financial Calculations

Rent per square foot is calculated by dividing the rent amount by the number of square feet rented. Using the annual rental amount produces the cost of square foot per year, while using the monthly rental amount produces... More » Business & Finance Real Estate
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