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May 21, 2013

# Homework Help: Math

Posted by Evan on Friday, May 4, 2012 at 9:04pm.

A baseball has a circumfrence of 9 in. You have a rectangular piece of leather that is 24in. x 36in. How many baseball covers can be made from assuming no loss?

• Math - Ms. Sue, Friday, May 4, 2012 at 9:15pm

You must be having an identity crisis. You've posted 5 math questions -- each with a different name.

• Math - Evan, Friday, May 4, 2012 at 9:18pm

Yes, I am having a hard time.

• Math - Evan, Friday, May 4, 2012 at 9:53pm

im hoping you can figure out my question!!!!!

• Math - bobpursley, Friday, May 4, 2012 at 10:23pm

This is an extremely difficult problem. I am not certain your teacher understands the difficulty of assuming no loss. The flats have to have a specific design, and cutting them from a rectangular piece of leather will entail loss.

http://www.geofhagopian.net/MAM/DesigningBaseballCover.pdf

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