







A 2.5 acre square 
20210109 

hannah pose la question : how many feet of fence needed to fence a square 2.5 acres?? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Filling holes with stone dust 
20200730 

Zach pose la question : I’m looking for amount of stone dust needed for thirteen holes with
a 3ft depth and 12in diameter with a 4x4 post. I would need the
measurement in KG. Harley Weston lui répond. 





Signs at 1/3 mile intervals 
20200503 

Heather pose la question : The butterfly garden in St. Thomas gardens is a three mile loop at every 1/3 there is a sign along the loop to mark each 3rd of a mile along the loop if Melanie is standing next to the 7th sign at what mile is she? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Forty foot and 9 spacers 
20190628 

Christopher pose la question : Ok I've got forty foot and 9 spacers one each end and 7 between what is the distance between the seven in the middle Penny Nom lui répond. 





Which term of this sequence has value 8? 
20160720 

Lauren pose la question : Hi there
Which term in the sequence 2; 5/3; 4/3 ; 1; ... has a value of 8.
Since term 2 and 3 of this sequence contain fractions which can be converted to recurring decimals. What is the best way to work out the common difference here.
I do however understand that to work out the nth term of an arithmetic series, the following formula Tn = a + (n1)d. In this series a = 2 Penny Nom lui répond. 





Which term of the series 2+7+12+...is 152? 
20160201 

francis pose la question : whice term of the series 2+7+12+...is 152? Penny Nom lui répond. 





A wireless fence 
20150418 

Dave pose la question : I'm buying a wireless fence to keep my pet in my yard. It has a half acre range. In a straight line how far would that be? Penny Nom lui répond. 





A 330 foot long fence 
20150215 

Marsha pose la question : I am putting up a fence 330 feet long and want to put the t post every 4 feet
how many t post do i need? Penny Nom lui répond. 





A fence post problem 
20150208 

Nicole pose la question : In Susan's rectangular garden plot, she put 12 posts on the long sides
and 8 posts on the short sides. How many posts did she use altogether?
(The answer is not 40.) Penny Nom lui répond. 





A quarter mile row of trees 
20141009 

junna pose la question : a farmer would like to plant trees on one side
of his lot which is 1/4 of a mile in a length
His friend advised him that if he would plant
the trees 5 feet farther apart,he would need 44
fewer trees.If the farmer would take the advice,
how many trees would he plant? Penny Nom lui répond. 





A clock takes 3 seconds to strick the hour of 3 o'clock 
20120309 

saptarshi pose la question : [ A clock takes 3 seconds to strick the hour of 3 o'clock. How many seconds will it take to strick 9 o'clock?] Robert Dawson lui répond. 





A fence around a water tank 
20110201 

Heath pose la question : I am building a fence around a water tank. the fence is to be in the shape of a normal octagon. The tank has a circumference of 57 ' 6''. I would like the fence to be 3 ft from the tank at the skinny point . How would I calculate(for the simple guy) where to set each of my 4x4 posts at the 8 corners. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Harley Weston lui répond. 





Tearing down a wooden privacy fence 
20090214 

Dezra pose la question : we are tearing down a wooden privacy fence, it is 180' in length and
the boards are 4"w x 6' H=A0x 1" thick
i have a truck that holds 15 cubic yards. I would like to=A0know how many loads it's going to take to haul it off.
thank you for your help
dezra Harley Weston lui répond. 





A pen with 40 post on each side 
20080318 

Manpreet pose la question : how many post do you need to make a pen with 40 post on each side Penny Nom lui répond. 





What are the dimensions of the field? 
20060514 

Angie pose la question : The length of fence required to enclose a rectangular field is 3000 metres. What are the dimensions of the field if it is known that the difference between the length and width is 50 metres? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Ladder and wall 
20060427 

Lori pose la question : A 12foot ladder is leaning across a fence and is touching a higher wall located 3 feet behind the fence. The ladder makes an angle of 60 degrees with the ground. Find the distance from the base of the ladder to the bottom of the fence. Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





A fence around a pen 
20060330 

Daryl pose la question : I hope you can help me out with the attached problem, It has been driving me crazy. Stephen La Rocque and Penny Nom lui répond. 





A field with the largest possible area 
20050925 

Louise pose la question : A FARMER HAS FENCING OF 1000M AND WANTS A FIELD WITH THE BIGGEST POSSIBLE AREA HOW DO I GO ABOUT DOING THIS Penny Nom lui répond. 





Constructing a fence 
20050809 

Andres pose la question : I was constructing my fence and was having some problems trying to do a perfect (or as close as possible) arch. If i know a section of a fence is for example 85 inches wide and I want a 4 inch rise from the top rail how do i figure out the radius? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Three problems 
20011028 

Brenda pose la question :
 Joseph is planting bushes around the perimeter of his lawn. If the bushes must be planted 4 feet apart and Joseph's lawn is 64 feet wide and 124 feet long, how many bushes will Joseph need to purchase?
 The cost of a long distance phone call is $1.50 for the first two minutes and $0.60 for each additional minute. How much will Maria pay for a 24 minute phone call?
 Find the next three numbers in the pattern. 1,3,7,15,31,___,____,___.
Penny Nom lui répond. 

