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Posted by: liverlipsyyz

10/31/2007, 11:50:10

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this is just a simple math question, i suppose, but i'm having a brain freeze. i am building a wheel of fortune from a bicycle wheel. i want to divide the wheel up in to equal pies but the spokes do not seem to be equally spaced. so, i am just going to use some poster board over the wheel spokes, cut a cirle from the poster board and divide that up in to pies. for some reason i am having trouble figuring out how to divide the wheel up in to equal pies so i can draw the lines properly. i don't want to have to buy some large compass or anything like that. any ideas?







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Posted by: Marky

10/31/2007, 12:14:30

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How many slices of pie? Here Randy...you've been working hard for us....I'll pass this on to you.

Enjoy!!





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Posted by: liverlipsyyz

10/31/2007, 13:07:21

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i suppose the number of slices doesn't really matter. i'm just trying to figure out an easy way to mark them off and make sure they are even.







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Posted by: randykimball

10/31/2007, 13:05:42

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Giggle....

OK guys,....

Take a tape measure and wrap it around the wheel. Get as accurate of a measurement as you can muster.

Divide that measurement by the number of "slices" you want.

Now take a marker and mark off at every "that answer" distance.

.. hey now that was not so hard, huh?





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Posted by: liverlipsyyz

10/31/2007, 13:08:36

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sheesh...i'm an idiot. thanks!







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Posted by: Marky

10/31/2007, 14:57:30

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See....I would've taken a pizza and layed it on the wheel and drawn lines in between the slices, granted you only get 8 lines but you get the best damn tasteing wheel of fortune.

No idiots here bud...someone is always here to help....Randy's the guy.

Send us back a picture when you get a chance.





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Posted by: liverlipsyyz

11/01/2007, 08:10:02

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will do. thanks for all your help! this board is great.







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10/31/2007, 13:59:28

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...we all have our moments of dauh..




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