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To calculate the number of bags of cement needed to lay 3,000 blocks, we first need to know the standard cement-to-sand ratio for laying blocks and the number of blocks typically laid with one bag of cement.

### Standard Calculation:

- A common ratio for laying blocks is
**1 part cement to 6 parts sand**(1:6). - On average,
**1 bag of cement (50 kg)**can be used to lay about**70 to 100 blocks**, depending on the block size and mortar thickness.

Let’s use the conservative figure of

**1 bag per 70 blocks**to ensure adequate mortar.### Step 1: Calculate the Number of Bags of Cement Needed

- Number of blocks = 3,000 blocks
- Blocks per bag of cement = 70 blocks (conservative estimate)

Bags of cement =

**3000/70 ≈ 42.86**

### Step 2: Round Up to Full Bags

Since you can’t use a fraction of a bag, you’ll need

**43 bags of cement**to lay 3,000 blocks.### Conclusion:

You will need approximately

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- A common ratio for laying blocks is

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