Posted by **Melea** on Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 10:05pm.

A string is cut in half,and one of the halves is used to bundle newspapers. Then one fifth of the remaining string is cut off. The piece left is 8 feet long. How long was the string originally? Please work this out. The anwser is 20 ft. THANKS

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Ogle - A string is cut in half, and one of the halves is used to bundle ...
- math - a piece of string is cut in half, so that one half can be used to tie ...
- maths - Christopher has cut three pieces of string to three kites.two pieces ...
- math - Mrs lim had a ball of string of length 26 m. she cut 5 m of string to tie...
- Math - A ball of string is 23m long. 8.3m is cut off. A further 3.49m is cut of ...
- math - Gary has a length of string for making a yo-yo that is fifty-seven and ...
- math - A 24-inch piece of string is cut into two pieces. One piece is used to ...
- math - a ball of string is 50 yards long. a shipper uses 5 yards of string to ...
- Calculus - A 30-in. piece of string is cut into two pieces. One piece is used to...
- MATH STEVE - A piece of string is 3 yards long. How many 1 1/4-yard long pieces ...

More Related Questions