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kenneth-williams's picture
Mar.09.2012
This video shows how to convert fractions to decimals without using a calculator.
kenneth-williams's picture
Mar.08.2012
Note: for 16 inch tile, always use 6 as the factor and if the second number in the total square feet is zero you cannot use it however if the second number is above 0, use a decimal to separate them (250 becomes 2.5) I will use 200 and 250 square foot rooms for my examples    ...
kenneth-williams's picture
Feb.16.2012
  Today I will tell you how to calculate the number of studs needed for a wall   Divide the liner foot of a wall by 4 once or by 2 twice A wall that’s 10 feet long will need 7.5 studs Note: you can’t have a point five or half of stud so you will need to round up to the next whole number....
kenneth-williams's picture
Feb.12.2012
Convert fractions to decimals without using a calculator  I’m going to take the fraction 5/8 and convert it to a decimal Step 1: change the numerator to sixteenths 5/8 is equivalent to 10/16 Note: If the fraction is already in sixteenths such 3/16 or 11/16 skip step one Step 2: divide the...
kenneth-williams's picture
Feb.10.2012
  Today I’m going to talk about how to calculate the number of 13” tile needed for one room First multiply the width and length of the room to get the total square feet A room that’s 10 feet by 20 feet will have 200 square feet Using the first two numbers 2 and zero or 20 Divided by 2 will...
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Aug.03.2009
Confessions of a Loyal Librarian Redroom.com presents exclusive video of John Y. Cole, a historian of the Library of Congress and founding director of its Center for the Book. John has worked at the Library of Congress for more than 44 years. He will enlighten and amuse you with stories (like the...
john-y-cole's picture
Aug.03.2009
Confessions of a Loyal Librarian Redroom.com presents exclusive video of John Y. Cole, a historian of the Library of Congress and founding director of its Center for the Book. John has worked at the Library of Congress for more than 44 years. He will enlighten and amuse you with stories (like the...
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Jul.31.2009
Confessions of a Loyal Librarian Redroom.com presents exclusive video of John Y. Cole, a historian of the Library of Congress and founding director of its Center for the Book. John has worked at the Library of Congress for more than 44 years. He will enlighten and amuse you with stories (like the...
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Apr.28.2008
Politically controversial, Franklin D. Roosevelt's Works Progress Administration was staffed by passionate believers and hated by conservatives; its critics called its projects make-work and wags said it stood for We Piddle Around. The contrary was true. We have only to look about us today to...