How many plates cover the earth's surface?

Answer The number of tectonic plates on the earth's surface changes because new plates form and existing ones converge. The process of continental drift creates more than 6.5 square miles of new plates ev... Read More »

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How many baked beans would it take to cover earths surface?

ok i worked it out (rough estimate)radius of earth = 6378.l km (6,378,100 meters)surface area of earth = 4*pi*radius^2 = 5.109 *10^14 square meters2 beans = 1 square centimeterso, the number of bea... Read More »

Is it illegal to cover license plates?

All license plates numbers, letters and stickers need to be completely visible in all states. A transparent license plate cover is not allowed due to the possibility of glare. License plate frames ... Read More »

How much land surface do the temperate grasslands cover?

In the U.S. and Canada, grasslands cover the Central Plains states. It is difficult to quantify how much land is "grassland" since ecological biomes gradually merge into each other instead of being... Read More »

How many gallons of paint does it take to cover the outside surface of the White House?

It takes 570 gallons of paint to coat the exterior of the White House. This includes the body of the house and the trim. The paint color used is called Whisper White and it is believed to be a low-... Read More »