###### Asked in Volume

Volume

# How many gallons of paint is needed to paint an average size room?

## Answer

###### Wiki User

###### July 06, 2015 6:56AM

it depends on the type of paint. Most interior housepaint will cover 280-300 square feet.

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###### Asked in Painting and Staining, Colors

### How many units of red paint should be mixed to get shade of pink if have 3 units of red paint with 8 units of white paint to get pink?

Depends on how much paint you want, If you want 11 gallons,
three gallons of red are needed.
If you have two gallons of white paint, you'll need three quarts
of red paint.
Take however much you need to do the job, divide that amount by
11, multiply that total by three and that will tell you how much
red paint you need.

###### Asked in Math and Arithmetic

### How many cans of paint are needed to cover 2200 square units?

A square unit is equal to 100 square feet so 2200 square units
equals 220,000 square feet. One gallon of paint will cover
approximately 400 square feet which means 550 gallons of paint are
needed. If you plan on a double coat 1,100 gallons are needed. It
will take 550-1,100 1 gallon cans of paint to cover 2,200 square
units.

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