Road Scholar B

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Re: Road Scholar B

Postby Tailsfan101 » February 22nd, 2018, 5:02 pm

dxu46 wrote:
Tailsfan101 wrote:Ricky is going down Scholastic Street at an average speed of 30 mph for 10 miles. He then hops onto Herpes Highway and breezes at an average speed of 60 mph for 30 miles until he arrives at his house. If he gets onto Scholastic Street at 8:50 am, approximately what time will he arrive at his house?

9:40 AM

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2019
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DD: -/3/2/-
HD: 2/4/4/-
CB: 3/6/1/-
ELG: -/6/-/-
GLM: -/-/-/31
WIDI: -/-/-/24


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Re: Road Scholar B

Postby dxu46 » February 24th, 2018, 10:49 am

Why are topographic maps in the U.S. not perfectly square?

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Re: Road Scholar B

Postby dxu46 » March 1st, 2018, 7:00 pm

dxu46 wrote:Why are topographic maps in the U.S. not perfectly square?

As latitude increases, the distance between longitude lines decreases since the Earth is less wide closer to the poles.
New question (pls someone answer)
1. What does BR stand for?
2. What is a bypass route?

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Re: Road Scholar B

Postby Tailsfan101 » March 5th, 2018, 9:25 am

dxu46 wrote:
New question (pls someone answer)
1. What does BR stand for?
2. What is a bypass route?

This is a pretty late answer
1. Bypass route?
2. It helps the flow of traffic by directing one road to go around another.
2019 Treasure Valley Homeschool Wiki
2018
State/Nats
CB: 1/35
RS: 1/44
DD: 2/37
MM: 3/46

2019
Mini-Inv./DISCO/State/Nats
RS: 1/2/1/-
DD: -/3/2/-
HD: 2/4/4/-
CB: 3/6/1/-
ELG: -/6/-/-
GLM: -/-/-/31
WIDI: -/-/-/24


Possible 2020 events: DD, GLM, Code, WIDI, 4N6

Assassinator for games #118 and 136

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Re: Road Scholar B

Postby dxu46 » March 5th, 2018, 11:30 am

Tailsfan101 wrote:
dxu46 wrote:
New question (pls someone answer)
1. What does BR stand for?
2. What is a bypass route?

This is a pretty late answer
1. Bypass route?
2. It helps the flow of traffic by directing one road to go around another.

Number 1 is incorrect (hah you fell into my trap :D).

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Re: Road Scholar B

Postby Tailsfan101 » March 5th, 2018, 11:43 am

dxu46 wrote:
Tailsfan101 wrote:
dxu46 wrote:
New question (pls someone answer)
1. What does BR stand for?
2. What is a bypass route?

This is a pretty late answer
1. Bypass route?
2. It helps the flow of traffic by directing one road to go around another.

Number 1 is incorrect (hah you fell into my trap :D).

And the answer is?...
2019 Treasure Valley Homeschool Wiki
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State/Nats
CB: 1/35
RS: 1/44
DD: 2/37
MM: 3/46

2019
Mini-Inv./DISCO/State/Nats
RS: 1/2/1/-
DD: -/3/2/-
HD: 2/4/4/-
CB: 3/6/1/-
ELG: -/6/-/-
GLM: -/-/-/31
WIDI: -/-/-/24


Possible 2020 events: DD, GLM, Code, WIDI, 4N6

Assassinator for games #118 and 136

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Re: Road Scholar B

Postby dxu46 » March 5th, 2018, 11:50 am

Tailsfan101 wrote:
dxu46 wrote:
Tailsfan101 wrote:
This is a pretty late answer
1. Bypass route?
2. It helps the flow of traffic by directing one road to go around another.

Number 1 is incorrect (hah you fell into my trap :D).

And the answer is?...

Oh sorry, business route. Your turn.

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Re: Road Scholar B

Postby Tailsfan101 » March 5th, 2018, 11:56 am

New Question
ImageImage
What do the two map symbols shown above indicate?
I apologize if these images are a tad too large.
2019 Treasure Valley Homeschool Wiki
2018
State/Nats
CB: 1/35
RS: 1/44
DD: 2/37
MM: 3/46

2019
Mini-Inv./DISCO/State/Nats
RS: 1/2/1/-
DD: -/3/2/-
HD: 2/4/4/-
CB: 3/6/1/-
ELG: -/6/-/-
GLM: -/-/-/31
WIDI: -/-/-/24


Possible 2020 events: DD, GLM, Code, WIDI, 4N6

Assassinator for games #118 and 136

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Re: Road Scholar B

Postby dxu46 » March 5th, 2018, 1:26 pm

Tailsfan101 wrote:
New Question
ImageImage
What do the two map symbols shown above indicate?
I apologize if these images are a tad too large.

Picnic site, hospital

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Re: Road Scholar B

Postby Tailsfan101 » March 5th, 2018, 2:19 pm

dxu46 wrote:
Tailsfan101 wrote:
New Question
ImageImage
What do the two map symbols shown above indicate?
I apologize if these images are a tad too large.

Picnic site, hospital

Correct! Your turn.
2019 Treasure Valley Homeschool Wiki
2018
State/Nats
CB: 1/35
RS: 1/44
DD: 2/37
MM: 3/46

2019
Mini-Inv./DISCO/State/Nats
RS: 1/2/1/-
DD: -/3/2/-
HD: 2/4/4/-
CB: 3/6/1/-
ELG: -/6/-/-
GLM: -/-/-/31
WIDI: -/-/-/24


Possible 2020 events: DD, GLM, Code, WIDI, 4N6

Assassinator for games #118 and 136

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Re: Road Scholar B

Postby dxu46 » March 5th, 2018, 7:16 pm

Questions
1. What is UTM short for? What is it?
2. What is PLSS short for? What is it?
3. What is UPS short for? What is it?

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Re: Road Scholar B

Postby Tailsfan101 » March 6th, 2018, 12:32 pm

dxu46 wrote:
Questions
1. What is UTM short for? What is it?
2. What is PLSS short for? What is it?
3. What is UPS short for? What is it?

Answers
1. Universal Transverse Mercator; A plane coordinate grid system.
2. Public Land Survey System; A system that keeps updated 7.5 minute maps for most of the U.S. states.
3. United Parcel Service; A company that delivers packages.
2019 Treasure Valley Homeschool Wiki
2018
State/Nats
CB: 1/35
RS: 1/44
DD: 2/37
MM: 3/46

2019
Mini-Inv./DISCO/State/Nats
RS: 1/2/1/-
DD: -/3/2/-
HD: 2/4/4/-
CB: 3/6/1/-
ELG: -/6/-/-
GLM: -/-/-/31
WIDI: -/-/-/24


Possible 2020 events: DD, GLM, Code, WIDI, 4N6

Assassinator for games #118 and 136

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Re: Road Scholar B

Postby dxu46 » March 6th, 2018, 2:26 pm

Tailsfan101 wrote:
dxu46 wrote:
Questions
1. What is UTM short for? What is it?
2. What is PLSS short for? What is it?
3. What is UPS short for? What is it?

Answers
1. Universal Transverse Mercator; A plane coordinate grid system.
2. Public Land Survey System; A system that keeps updated 7.5 minute maps for most of the U.S. states.
3. United Parcel Service; A company that delivers packages.

:D :D :D
I'm looking for the Road Scholar kind of UPS - Universal Polar Stereographic - it is UTM for the areas near the poles.

Your turn.

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Re: Road Scholar B

Postby Anomaly » March 6th, 2018, 4:30 pm

dxu46 wrote:
Tailsfan101 wrote:
dxu46 wrote:
Questions
1. What is UTM short for? What is it?
2. What is PLSS short for? What is it?
3. What is UPS short for? What is it?

Answers
1. Universal Transverse Mercator; A plane coordinate grid system.
2. Public Land Survey System; A system that keeps updated 7.5 minute maps for most of the U.S. states.
3. United Parcel Service; A company that delivers packages.

:D :D :D
I'm looking for the Road Scholar kind of UPS - Universal Polar Stereographic - it is UTM for the areas near the poles.

Your turn.

I was gonna answer this question until I saw UPS and thought "Is there a UPS relating to road scholar". Tbh I was gonna answer the same thing as Tailsfan101 :P
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Re: Road Scholar B

Postby Fanglin » March 7th, 2018, 7:57 am

Anomaly wrote:
dxu46 wrote:
Tailsfan101 wrote:
Answers
1. Universal Transverse Mercator; A plane coordinate grid system.
2. Public Land Survey System; A system that keeps updated 7.5 minute maps for most of the U.S. states.
3. United Parcel Service; A company that delivers packages.

:D :D :D
I'm looking for the Road Scholar kind of UPS - Universal Polar Stereographic - it is UTM for the areas near the poles.

Your turn.

I was gonna answer this question until I saw UPS and thought "Is there a UPS relating to road scholar". Tbh I was gonna answer the same thing as Tailsfan101 :P

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