Summary: drawing up a budget for home carpeting and tiling

MATHS. LITERACY – GRADE 11

Draw a floor plan of the house you live in . Show clearly the following details :

- The kitchen with the fridge , stove , cupboards , etc.
- The bedrooms with the beds and cupboards. Use simple

rectangles to indicate all of the above.

- Use a suitable scale for your plan and show your scale .

You are planning to tile the kitchen :

- Determine the area of the kitchen to be tiled – you will not be

Tiling under the kitchen cupboard and other fixed items.

- Using adverts from your local newspaper , determine the total

cost of the tiles that you chose.

- Calculate the total cost of labor for tiling the kitchen.(provide the advert)
- Other items needed for tiling.
- Show the final budget for tiling the kitchen.

ALL ADVERTS MUST BE PROVIDED – NO PHOTOCOPIES ALLOWED

- You are also planning to carpet the main bedroom.
- Determine the area of the bedroom. Exclude fixed items.
- Determine the total cost for carpeting the main bedroom – supply the advert you used.
- Determine the cost of labor for carpeting the bedroom – supply the advert.
- Other costs that must be catered for.
- Show the total cost for carpeting the bedroom.

- You take a loan for the amount required for the tiling and carpeting. The bank charges you interest of 12% compounded monthly for a period of 5 years. Determine the total amount that you will pay at the end of this period.
- The work submitted is entirely my own .

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