math help
posted by Tomas on .
A Certain type of board is sold only in length of multiples of 2 feet from 6 ft to 24 ft. A builder needs a large quantity of this type of board in 5 1/2 foot lengths for minimum waste. The lengths in feet to be ordered should be
(A) 6
(B) 12
(C) 16
(D) 18
(E) 22
(F) 24
not just answer

Think about multiples of 5.5.
What is your answer? 
i mean E

E is right.

11, 16.5, 22

i still not understand
what is 2 feet from 6 ft to 24 ft. 
The boards are sold in multiples of 2 feet. That is, the boards are sold in the following lengths:
6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, and 24 feet. 
i understand now, thank you

:) You're welcome.