If you can answer all of
these questions correctly, you can move onto Real Estate Math 101 (when it’s
ready).

For now, write your answers
down and then click on the link at the end of the questions.

1. How many
square feet are in an acre?

2. How many
feet are in a mile?

3. If a
triangle has 7000 square feet and a base of 350 feet, what is the height?

4. What is the
formula to find the area of a trapezoid?
(If your answer is “What’s a trapezoid?”, you need to go back to the
last section.)

5. What is the
formula to find the area of a circle?

6. What is the
area of a room 10 feet wide, by 20 feet long, by 10 feet high?

7. What is the
volume of that room?

8. How many
square feet are in a square yard?

9. If a seller
pays an $8000 commission at an 8% commission rate, what was the sale price of
the house?

10. If a 300’ x
700’ lot sells for $7.00 per square foot, the seller pays a 9% commission,
which is split evenly between the listing broker and the selling broker, and
the listing broker pays the listing salesperson 60% of that, how much does the
listing broker get to keep?

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for answers Go on to the lesson

SECOND GRADE ANSWERS

1. 43,560

2. 5280.

3. 40 feet.

4. Base 1 plus Base 2, divided by two, times the height, equals the
area.

5. Π
X r²

6. 200 square feet

7. 2000 cubic feet

8. 9

9. $100,000

10. $26,460

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2001, 2002 Douglas R. Barry