Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Peek Pic 175

Step 2 in Study Remodel. Scale: 1cm=10" Someone check my math!


At 3:04 PM, Blogger Michael Guy said...

Dave, can't we talk curtain fabric or something other than math? I didn't get the 'math' gene.

At 11:36 AM, Blogger Nick said...

Correct me if I’m wrong, but I can’t for the life of me figure out how you got those figures. I could be missing something, but you’re calculating the area of each room? So for example the three rectangular rooms would be

bottom left : 6.2 * 4.95 = 30.69 !=25
bottom right: 4.2 * 7.05 = 29.61 !=24
middle : 2.7 * 9.9 = 26.73 !=22

It seems that they are all off by about 5, so I’m guessing that you're accounting for something I’ve missed?

At 1:58 PM, Blogger Dave said...

Nick--OK, maybe I screwed up, but here's what I did.. The graph is a 1/10 scale. So, 6.2=62 inches.

So, 6.2 * 4.95 = 30.69
Then 30.69 * 10 to bring to scale=306.9 square inches.
Then 306.9 / 12 to arrive at square feet, 25.575.

I'd love to know if that method is wrong. Thanks for taking the time to look at it!!

At 10:33 AM, Blogger Nick said...

Dave, I see it now. I misunderstood your scale and assumed that the 6.2=6.2 feet (which is 74.4 inches) and not 62 inches. So indeed your math is correct, sorry for the mix up mate!


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