Posted by **Linta** on Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 7:44pm.

A piece of plywood is cut into strips 2 1/2 inches wide. How many strips of this width can be cut? HELP!!!

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 7:47pm
How big is the piece of plywood?

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**Steve**, Friday, November 4, 2011 at 11:12am
If we assume an 8' x 4' sheet of plywood, and use a very thin saw blade, if we cut the strips along the length, then the 4' width is 48".

48/2.5 = 19 strips, with a .5" strip left over.

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**Abby**, Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 4:22pm
Well you forgot a part of the question so that doesnt help me at all

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