







Arranging buttons in a row 
20200824 

Nick pose la question : A sequence of 10 buttons can be arranged in a line. The buttons are identical except for colour, with each button being either red, blue or green.
Arranging buttons in a row
How many sequences can be made where there are exactly 2 red buttons as part of the sequence of 10 buttons?
How many sequences can be made where there are exactly 4 red buttons as part of the sequence of 10 buttons? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Conversing from tons to cubic yards 
20190803 

Kathleen pose la question : Is there a simple formula to convert the following from tons to cubic yards:
Topsoil
Sand base
Fill dirt Penny Nom lui répond. 





Solve sinX=0.703X for X 
20180313 

PARAM pose la question : sinX=0.703X Penny Nom lui répond. 





The positive root of sin(x) = x^2 
20151213 

Kemboi pose la question : Find the positive root of the equation sin(x) = x^2 Penny Nom lui répond. 





An oval pool 
20140621 

steve pose la question : I have a 16' x 28' oval pool that is buried 24" deep inground. The dig site is dug
2' wider all the way around the pool. I need to back fill this area with stone. I want to fill this area with 6 to 8"
of stone. How many tons of stone will this take?
Thanks you
Steve Penny Nom lui répond. 





Sinx=logx+x^2 
20121128 

yasmin pose la question : Sinx=logx+x^2 Harley Weston lui répond. 





Using Newton's Method to find a root 
20120409 

Nancy pose la question : Use Newton's method to find the real root function, accurate to five decimal places
f(x) = x^5+2x^2+3 Penny Nom lui répond. 





How many gallons of water will it take to fill a classroom? 
20101201 

deena pose la question : How many gallons of water will it take to fill a classroom that is 26 feet long by 19 feet wide and 9 feet high? How many tons of water will that be? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Cubic meters of gravel in a 7 ton lorry 
20090621 

Jackie pose la question : I have to transport gravel in a 7 ton lorry and I know how many cubic meters of gravel I need, but I need to know how many cubic meters of gravel a 7 ton lorry can hold.
Thanks, Jackie Penny Nom lui répond. 





1 cubic yard of dirt = how many tons 
20090426 

jesse pose la question : 1 cubic yard of dirt = how many tons give the formula Harley Weston lui répond. 





How much sand do I order? 
20080715 

jackson pose la question : We would like to put 2 inches of sand down. The pool is 24 feet.
How much sand will we need?
The person we spoke to yesterday was talking in tons, but on these sites it is
talking cubic yards or feet.
Please help. We would like to get the sand ordered so we can get the pool up! Harley Weston lui répond. 





The capacity of a silo 
20080412 

Candonn pose la question : I have a cement silo that is 30 ft. high and has a diameter of 12 ft.
I was wondering what the capacity of the silo is in tons of dry material.
The silo is flat on the bottom also. Penny Nom lui répond. 





How do I determine how many tons, 15 yards of top soil is? 
20070918 

Terry pose la question : One company is selling topsoil by the yard and another by the ton,
how do I determine how many tons, 15 yards of top soil is? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Tons of concrete 
20070703 

Trey pose la question : I have 300,000 square feet of concrete and want to know how to convert this to tons? Harley Weston lui répond. 





How many tons of sand? 
20070619 

Richard pose la question : I need to know how many tons of sand it would take to fill a container 20 feet
long, 20 feet wide, and 6 inches deep. I am not sure of the makeup of the sand as
far as dry, loose, wet, etc. If you could give me calculations of all the variants it
would be appreciated. Stephen La Rocque and Penny Nom lui répond. 





How many tons of dirt is this? 
20070523 

Deb pose la question : I need to know how many tons of dirt(6 inches deep)would it take to cover 8 acres? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





How many tons it will take to fill in this area 
20070329 

Amy pose la question : I have to fill an area with millings (crushed stone). The measurements are 14 foot long, 14 foot wide, and a depth of 6 inches. How do I find the square footage and how do I convert that into tons?
I need to know how many tons it will take to fill in this area. Penny Nom lui répond. 





I have a ditch how many tons of dirt will it take 
20060625 

Scott pose la question : I have a ditch 200 feet long 10 feet wide and 5 feet deep.How many tons of dirt will it take to fill it? Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Conversions 
20000423 

Tara pose la question : 750 lbs = ___ tons How do I figure this out!? I know that 1 ton is 2000 lbs, how do I figure out this answer? Penny Nom lui répond. 

