Posted by **Tomas** on Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 9:40pm.

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

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 9:45pm
Think about multiples of 5.5.

What is your answer?

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**Tomas**, Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 9:52pm
i mean E

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 9:54pm
E is right.

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**Tomas**, Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 9:54pm
11, 16.5, 22

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**Tomas**, Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 9:57pm
i still not understand

what is 2 feet from 6 ft to 24 ft.

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 10:00pm
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.

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**Tomas**, Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 10:04pm
i understand now, thank you

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 10:17pm
:-) You're welcome.

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