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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #158

    Your daughter is brushing her teeth with the tap running and your son is taking a shower with a regular shower head. How much water does each use? How much water would a low-flow shower head use?


     

    Question from Last Week:
    Architecture Puzzler #157

    When dried from green to oven-dry, a 1-inch by 8-inch by 10-foot (25- by 200- by 3000-millimeter) board will shrink by different proportions in thickness, width, and length. Match the percentage of shrinkage to the dimension it applies to.

    (t) thickness
    (w) width
    (l) length

    a. 5 to 10 percent b. 0.1 to 0.2 percent c. 2 to 5 percent  

    Answer to Puzzler #157


     

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    Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2003, Dave Guadagni.

    AW


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