Asked in Science
How do you make a homemade compass made out of a paperclip and two pencils?
The idea is to draw a circle (two actually), using the ends of the paperclip to establish the radius of the circle, one pencil to anchor an end of the paperclip as the center of the circle, and a second pencil at the opposite end of the paperclip to draw the circle. Step by step, with the following diagram of characters, where the 'x' shows the place of the pencil that does not move, as the center of the circle, 'y'...
Asked in Adjectives and Articles, Nouns
Is pencil an adjective?
The word 'pencil' is both a verb and a noun. The noun 'pencil' is a word for a thin cylindrical instrument used for writing, drawing, or marking; a word for a thing. The verb 'pencil' is to mark, draw, or write with or as if with a pencil; a word for an action. An adjective is a word used to describe a noun; a red pencil, a broken pencil, a stubby, old pencil, etc. The noun 'pencil' may be used to describe another noun,...
Asked in Science, Physics, Boats and Watercraft
How is it that a boat floats and a paperclip sinks when the paperclip has less mass?
the boat has its mass spread out evenly while a paperclip is like twisted
Why does a woman use a square pencil in the course of her work?
Because she makes round pencil and didn't want her pencil to roll off with the other. Square pencil can't roll. ...