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Please answer the following questions using your own words.
- What information is contained in the working drawings?
- What information is contained in the specifications?
- What is the relationship between the working drawings and the specifications?
- How does the work involved in being an estimator for a general contractor differ from that of an estimator who works for a subcontractor?
- What is the difference between doing a quantity takeoff and doing a full detailed estimate?
- What additional skills must the estimator have to be able to take a quantity survey and turn it into a detailed estimate?
- What is the difference between competitive and negotiated bidding?
- What is the difference between a detailed estimate and a square-foot estimate?
- What are the contract documents, and why are they so important?
- Why is it important to bid only from a full set of contract documents?
Please NOTE USE YOUR OWN WORDS ANSWERING THESE QUESTIONS IN A WORD DOCS.