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# What websites offer information on how to build a brick patio including how many bricks are required?

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2008-11-03 19:25:14

Here is what they say: To calculate your patio's size in square feet, multiply its length times width. If it is irregular, divide it into sections, calculate each one, and then total them. Or just count the number of squares on your graph paper plan. Here are some other formulas: � Circle patio: Find the area by squaring the radius and multiplying it by 3.1416 � Hexagonal patio: Find the area by squaring the short diameter and multiplying it by .866 � Octagonal patio: Find the area by squaring the short diameter and multiplying it by .828 (Forgetting your seventh grade math? Square a number by multiplying it by itself.) Plan on five bricks per square foot. Multiply your square foot total by five to see how many bricks you will need. Try this link to work out the quantity of bricks required (would calculate the same for vertical or horizontal, just put the overall dimensions in for a single skin brick wall). see links for how to

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2008-11-03 19:25:14