From Maria: I need to drape an entire room with fabric. The width of the fabric is 120 inches.
How many yards of fabric do I need if the room is 4000 sq ft. (50 x 80 ft) and the ceiling is 12 ft. high. Answered by Penny Nom.
From Chris: My name is Chris, I work for a custom fabricator company. I am needing a formula for the Height (H) shown in the attached picture. The picture shows dimensions for my current application. If you could please, assign variables to the dimensions. Answered by Harley Weston.
From Paul: We receive rolled fabric as part of our process and I would like to know is there a formula that could be used to estimate the overall length of the roll with out rolling the fabric out and measuring its length. Answered by Harley Weston.
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