Q1: What is the exact size of the board used for the “object/picture”?
The size of the paper used to build the picture on is 12″ x 18.”
Q2: Will the builders be given a pencil? We are using the pencil for measurements but if they don’t get one then we will stop using this.
Yes, builders will be given a pencil.
Q3a: Are decimals and fractions allowed? For example, can the students write 1.25 inches, or 1 1/4 inches, or must it be spelled out as one and a quarter inches?
They are all good. The period, and slashes are used in their function to express the measurement.
Q3b: 1.25″, “1 1/4”, and “1 and one quarter” all represent the same measurement. Which of these is allowable in the writing portion as some contain periods and slashes that might be misconstrued as a symbol?
They are all good. The period, and slashes are used in their function to express the measurement
Q4: If there was a shape that looked like the letter L and the team wrote the item looks like the letter L, would that be allowed?