Posted by **terra** on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 3:16pm.

a carpenter has a wooden stick that is 84 centimeters long.then she cuts of 25% from the end of the stick.then she cuts the remaining into 6 equal pieces.what is the length of each piece?

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**britney**, Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 3:52pm
76

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 4:51pm
length left over after 25% is cut off

= .75(84)

length of each of the 6 pieces

= .75(84)/6 = 10.5 cm

Are you not concerned about the loss due to all those cuts?

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**Damon**, Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 5:05pm
Using a laser beam of infinitesimal width :)

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**Nyelle smith**, Monday, January 5, 2015 at 5:07pm
How did Bentley get 76

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