2020 Problem Solving Tulelake Ag Mech
Cedar Fence Problem Solving
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What is the best name for the wooden members covering the bench? *
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How wide is each member covering the bench? *
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What is the overall length of the bench surface? *
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What is the cost (including tax at 8.75%) for the three bench surface members. Assume the douglas fir material cost is \$750/M *
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If the wood screws attaching the bench surface are #10 x 3-1/2" how far do they penetrate, the 2x4's underneath? *
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If the #10 x 3-1/2" screws costs \$.07 each, what is the cost of the screws fastening the bench surface(include tax at 8.75%)? *
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If the price of Douglas fir 4x4 is \$.80/bd-ft, how much will the post cost (including tax at 8.75%)? *
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How long are the short 2x4? *
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How high is the bench surface from the floor? *
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How long are the longer 2x4's? *
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The total length of the fence is 40'. How many S4S fence boards would be required? *
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How man 20' lengths of C4 x 5.4 are required *
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The local steel yard has the following lengths of W8x 31 available are rems (remnants). Which one below is the cheapest and will still suffice? *
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What are the dimensions of the 1/4" Plate? *
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How many 5/8" NC Flathead Socket Cap screws are required? *
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How heavy is a 10' piece of the W8 x 31? *
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How heavy are (2) 20' pieces of C4 x 5.4? *
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What is the cross sectional area of the hydraulic cylinder's piston (bore)? *
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At what angle is the mitered end of the W8 x 31 cut? *
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If an 8" tall item is shown on a drawing with a (1"=1') scale, how large would it be on the paper? *
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If the hydraulic pump can deliver 2000 psi (pounds per square inch), how much force can be delivered by the hydraulic cylinder? *
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For a 40' long fence, how many fence posts would be required? *
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How many board- feet are in each post? *
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What size/ kind of nail should be used to fasten the top runner to the fence post *
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Assuming the current price of pressure-treated 4x4 is \$800/ M, determine the cost of 5 posts (including tax) *
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What is the volume of concrete required for each fence post? *
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If the fence posts are spaced 8' on-center, how long are the 2x4 stringers? *
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At Home Depot, 8d hot dipped nails are available in 1lb, 5lb, and 10lb boxes. If there are approximately (140) 8d nails per pound, how many boxes would be required for fastening the fence boards *
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