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April 17, 2014

Posted by **Anonymous** on Monday, June 7, 2010 at 9:23am.

- geometry -
**MathMate**, Monday, June 7, 2010 at 10:13amIf the length of the board is 5 feet, we can immediately tell that it should be cut into two pieces, one 3 feet, and the other 2.

If the length is 19 feet, we can increase each piece by the proportion of 19/5, thus the lengths are:

3*(19/5) and 2*(19/5) respectively.

Can you take it from here?

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