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

math help  Ms. Sue, Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 9:45pm
Think about multiples of 5.5.
What is your answer?

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

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

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

math help  Tomas, Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 9:57pm
i still not understand
what is 2 feet from 6 ft to 24 ft.

math help  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.

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

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