These three words all refer to floor coverings - but they are of different sizes.
A carpet usually covers the entire floor, from wall to wall:
A rug covers a medium-sized area:
A mat covers a very small area - like a doormat or a yoga mat:
Rules to play Paddleball
1 Server stands in service area. Must bounce ball and strike it on 1st bounce below waist.
Ball must hit front wall and rebound past short line and land within or on sidelines or long
lines. You have two tries to make a good serve.
2 If receiving player strikes serve in air, anywhere, it is in play, even though it may be
going out of the playing area.
3 If a fairly served ball hits server or partner it is an out.
4 The receiving team must play the ball before it bounces twice, or they can play it on the
fly. Contact of the serve, by receiver may not be in advance of the short line.
5 A returned ball must strike the front wall first to be in play.
6 Round Robin Tournament: 3 serves each and rotate. First team to 9 points wins.
7 Double Elimination Tournament: 3 serves each and rotate. First team to 11 pts. win.
8 Singles: 2 serves each; game to 7 points.