Bids on the Barn

Surface Area Problem

Painter Wanted!

Farmer Joe needs his barn painted. His barn is 36 feet long, 14 feet wide, 12 feet tall with a roof that is 9 ft tall equilateral triangle that is 14 feet on each side. There are 4 windows that are 3 feet X 4 feet.

Get Your Bids In!

To calculate your bid:
  • find the total surface area of the barn and roof to be painted
  • comparison shop to find price of paint (This needs to be purchased at either Home Depot or Lowe's)
  • Determine what you want to charge to paint per square foot (make sure you make a profit and your bid is reasonable)