Second year students accepted the Pumpkin Challenge to carve a pumpkin that was structurally robust. Pumpkins were scored on two factors: 1) they were all given a score of the percent of weight of each pumpkin that was removed, 2) their bearing weight was calculated by placing weights on top of the carved pumpkins. Each pumpkin had a final calculated score that was the product of the percent of weight removed times the ratio of bearing weight to final weight of the pumpkin. The winners of the Pumpkin Challenge were the Seedy Ladies. Congratulations!
|The Pumpkin Challenge|
|Initial Weight||Carved Weight|
|Team Name||Pounds||Ounces||Pounds||Ounces||Percent Lost||Bearing Weight||Bearing Percent of Carved Weight||Final Score||Rank|
|The Seedy Ladies||17||12.5||10||2.5||43%||270||2658%||11.40||1|
|Alla Prima Pumpkin||25||13.5||11||10||55%||125||1075%||5.92||5|