Why were pencils cut into hexagonal shape?
Pencils are cut into a hexagonal shape for a variety of reasons. One reason is so that the pencil does not roll off a flat surface, such as a desk, quite so easily. Another reason for being cut hexagonally is so that they can stack more easily. ...
Are pencils made out of lead?
No, they are made out graphite and clay. the only reason why they are called "lead" pencils is simply because way back in ancient greek times, they once used lead as a writing utencial. But after used a few times they quickly stopped the use of lead in pencils. ...
Asked in Population
What is the most likely reason for the large proportion of straw-colored crickets in the original population?
More straw-colored crickets than red were able to survive in the green grass. ...
Asked in Academic Writing, Drawing
What kind of pencils write the best?
The #2 pencil is popular for a reason, it is the easiest to write with. The number of a pencil refers to the hardness of the "lead," or graphite. The harder the graphite, the higher the number. Higher and lower numbered pencils are used primarily for drawing and have specific purposes in drawing. ...
Asked in Houseplants, Spiders, Botany or Plant Biology
Is there a reason why there is a cream colored stripe in the middle of spider plants?
That is the way it is. if it doent have one throw it away.
Asked in Clarinet
Is a colored clarinets good?
There's no reason a colored clarinet could not be made to high standards, but generally manufacturers who make better instruments don't make them in multiple colors. Most colored clarinets are not particularly good instruments and the colors are a marketing ploy. ...
Asked in Pens and Pencils
What shape is unshaped pencil?
Pencils are cut from wood blocks and are originally either square or (less commonly) round. They are either smoothed to a ROUND shape, or milled to a HEXAGON (6-sided) shape, which reduces their tendency to roll away on a mildly slanted surface. (Thicker carpenter's pencils are oval for this reason.) Pencils made from synthetic materials (plastic, polymer) can be extruded in any shape. ...
Asked in Science, Chemistry, Candles
Why do white candles burn faster than colorful candles?
One reason why white candle could burn faster than a colored candle is that a colored candle has dyes that slow the rate of burning. ...