HW0_F11 - SO how big is an"average" tree How would...

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Homework 0 Geog 210a Due: Sept 30, 2011 Arya Problems : 1.3.7, 1.3.11, 1.3.13 (plot this out with Matlab), 1.4.17, 1.4.20, 1.8.1, 1.8.7, 1.8.11, 1.8.14 Dave’s Problems : 1. ® ’s would fit inside the Earth? This might involve some lab work… 2. You're in charge of buying wood for Noah's ark. God has said that the “length of the ark shall be three hundred cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, and the height of it thirty cubits”. You are planning on it being a rectangular box (see http://www.christiananswers.net/q-eden/edn-c013.html for a picture of what that might look like). How many feet of 4" wide planks are required? Assuming that the boards are 3/4 inch thick, how many board feet do you need? You gotta chop down trees to do this, how many trees do you need?
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Unformatted text preview: SO, how big is an "average" tree? How would you estimate this??? If you ditched Sunday School or don't have a contractor's license, 1 cubit equals 18 inches and 1 board foot equals 144 cubic inches (although you will eventually need to know where to look this sort of nonsense up). 3. Help the lazy professor write the final HW. Write an instructive, yet creative, question that you think that someone should be able to complete in less than 20 minutes. Discuss what points covered in class are used in your question and address how you will examine them. Give a complete answer for the question. Remember use only material covered in this homework. Present the question and its answer on a single, separate sheet of paper....
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