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The Play
Structure




   Rainbow Play Structure by flickr user PittCaleb
a) You have designed a plan for the play structure below:
• each level has 4 walls
• the bottom level has no floor
• the to...
b) Your neighbour would like you to design a larger play structure
that meets the
following conditions:

• The structure m...
c) Play structure guidelines recommend a volume of 14.5 cubic
feet for each child. Using these guidelines, determine the
m...
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Applied 40S June 4, 2009

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Exam review: applications of Design and Measurement.

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Applied 40S June 4, 2009

  1. 1. The Play Structure Rainbow Play Structure by flickr user PittCaleb
  2. 2. a) You have designed a plan for the play structure below: • each level has 4 walls • the bottom level has no floor • the top level has no roof Make a list of the pieces you will need for the bottom and top levels. Determine the total cost of this structure, not including taxes. Show your work. Bottom Level Top Level
  3. 3. b) Your neighbour would like you to design a larger play structure that meets the following conditions: • The structure must have 2 levels. • The structure must fit in a space that measures 12 feet long and 4 feet wide (not including ladders or slides). • Each of the 6 pieces indicated must be used at least once. • The top level may or may not have a roof. Draw a three-dimensional sketch of your structure.
  4. 4. c) Play structure guidelines recommend a volume of 14.5 cubic feet for each child. Using these guidelines, determine the maximum number of children that can safely be inside your structure in (b) at one time. Do not consider wall thickness in your calculations. Show your work, including the volume of your tunnel or tunnels. d) Indicate one safety concern that could arise from the design of your play structure.

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