







Covering the ceiling of a garage 
20170220 

DeAnna pose la question : I am trying to drape a 15 x 30 garage with yards of fabric. If the yard of fabric is 60 inches wide, would 10 1/4 yards be enough for my space? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Covering a site with 6 inches of rock 
20160426 

Carla pose la question : if a pump house that measures 20'x16' sits in the middle of a site that is 50'x60' and you apply crushed rock to the site at depth of 6", how many yards will you need to haul? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Covering a 12 inch by 12 inch square hole 
20140702 

Patricia pose la question : I am putting in a new bathroom fan. I am wondering if a new light with a 15 inch diameter will cover the existing square hole which is 12 by 12 inches? If the existing hole is 11 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches?
Also, if the 15 inch diameter does not cover the 12 by 12 hole, what size diameter would?
Thank you. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Covering a styrofoam ball with fabric 
20130911 

Alice pose la question : I am trying to create a pattern in order to cover a styrofoam ball with fabric. The pattern needs to be done in such a way as to have only a center seam, rather than several vertical lines as in slicing a melon. Chris Fisher lui répond. 





How many 20"X20" tiles do I need to cover 90 sq. ft? 
20100323 

Karen pose la question : How many 20"X20" tiles do I need to cover 90 sq. ft. Penny Nom lui répond. 





Wall covering 
20081210 

Jeanie pose la question : I need to convert 14 LY of wallcovering (54" wide) to square feet. Can you please help me? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Covering 1, 1/2, 1/3,... 
20000822 

Wallace pose la question : Consider the points 1, 1/2, 1/3, ... on the real number line. You are given five small bars, all of length p, which are to be placed on the number line such that all points will be covered. What is the minimum value of p that will allow you to do this? Penny Nom lui répond. 

