Simple Machines B/Compound Machines C

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Re: Simple Machines B/Compound Machines C

Postby espeoNN » January 8th, 2015, 8:50 pm

Compound Machines C: The rules specify that we're allowed to use all three masses at the same time on our machine, but is there actually an effective way to do this to find the ratios?

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Re: Simple Machines B/Compound Machines C

Postby Unome » January 9th, 2015, 4:16 am

Compound Machines C: The rules specify that we're allowed to use all three masses at the same time on our machine, but is there actually an effective way to do this to find the ratios?
The same rule exists in Div B, but my partner and I haven't found anything. If it exists, it would probably cut your time down under 30 seconds though.
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Re: Simple Machines B/Compound Machines C

Postby JonB » January 9th, 2015, 4:43 am

Compound Machines C: The rules specify that we're allowed to use all three masses at the same time on our machine, but is there actually an effective way to do this to find the ratios?

This has been discussed in the past and I do not know of anyone who has a GREAT method to use all three weights simultaneously.

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Re: Simple Machines B/Compound Machines C

Postby chinesesushi » January 17th, 2015, 11:57 pm

How're everyone's times on their machines (division C)? Lowest I've heard as so far would be <1 minute, but I haven't heard a lot recently.
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Re: Simple Machines B/Compound Machines C

Postby slytherin » January 18th, 2015, 7:57 am

How're everyone's times on their machines (division C)? Lowest I've heard as so far would be <1 minute, but I haven't heard a lot recently.
For Division B I did a practice run in 47 seconds and was .02 off one ratio and .2 off the other.. Is that good or should my partner and I try to speed it up and be more accurate than that?
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Re: Simple Machines B/Compound Machines C

Postby Unome » January 18th, 2015, 8:03 am

How're everyone's times on their machines (division C)? Lowest I've heard as so far would be <1 minute, but I haven't heard a lot recently.
For Division B I did a practice run in 47 seconds and was .02 off one ratio and .2 off the other.. Is that good or should my partner and I try to speed it up and be more accurate than that?
That's a point score of about 45ish, depending on the percent off for the ratios... you should be fine unless you're in the Northeast or you get unlucky and are against someone really good.
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Re: Simple Machines B/Compound Machines C

Postby slytherin » January 18th, 2015, 8:23 am

How're everyone's times on their machines (division C)? Lowest I've heard as so far would be <1 minute, but I haven't heard a lot recently.
For Division B I did a practice run in 47 seconds and was .02 off one ratio and .2 off the other.. Is that good or should my partner and I try to speed it up and be more accurate than that?
That's a point score of about 45ish, depending on the percent off for the ratios... you should be fine unless you're in the Northeast or you get unlucky and are against someone really good.
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Re: Simple Machines B/Compound Machines C

Postby samlan16 » January 23rd, 2015, 5:42 pm

How're everyone's times on their machines (division C)? Lowest I've heard as so far would be <1 minute, but I haven't heard a lot recently.
We got 47 seconds at a recent tournament.
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Re: Simple Machines B/Compound Machines C

Postby chinesesushi » January 23rd, 2015, 6:45 pm

How're everyone's times on their machines (division C)? Lowest I've heard as so far would be <1 minute, but I haven't heard a lot recently.
We got 47 seconds at a recent tournament.
How were your ratio scores?
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Re: Simple Machines B/Compound Machines C

Postby samlan16 » January 25th, 2015, 10:50 am

How're everyone's times on their machines (division C)? Lowest I've heard as so far would be <1 minute, but I haven't heard a lot recently.
We got 47 seconds at a recent tournament.
How were your ratio scores?
18.6 for ratio 1 and 18.3 for ratio 2. They would have been slightly higher had we not messed up our levers beforehand.
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