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College Physics
A wire P has resistance R. If the wire is stretched and its length is increased by 10%, what would be the percentage change in its resistance? (Assume the density of the wire remains constant) A) - 10% B) 0 % C) 10% D) 20% My thoughts: Since resistance is R = resistivity x ...
November 24, 2011 by Andrew

Chemstry
A 4.1089 g piece of aluminum wire with a circular cross section is 42.06 cm long and has density of 2.6989 g/cm3. What is the volume of the wire and the cross sectional area of the wire in cm2?
September 17, 2012 by anonymous

physics
a wire whose cross-sectional area is 4mm^2 is stretched by 0.1 mm by a certain load.if a similar wire double the area of cross-section is under the same load,then then elongation would be ans: 1)0.05mm
February 4, 2013 by kala

Physics!! Help!!!!!
A wire of length L and cross-sectional area A has resistance R. What will be the resistance R_stretched of the wire if it is stretched to twice its original length? Assume that the density and resistivity of the material do not change when the wire is stretched. Express your ...
February 15, 2012 by Melissa

Physics
(1) 45 micro coulombs of charge is passed through a wire in 35 seconds. How many electrons does this represent? What is the current in the wire? (2) A piece of copper wire has a resistance of 5 Ohms at 20 degrees celsius. If another piece of copper wire at 0 degrees celsius is...
May 4, 2009 by Bob

Physics
A certain piece of wire has a resistance of 250 ohms. if the wire is cut in three pieces and the cross sectional area of each piece is halved, what is the resistance of each piece?
March 8, 2011 by Kate

Physics
A wire of cross-sectional area 5.00x10^-6 m^2 has a resistance of 1.75 ohm. what is the resistance of a wire of the same material and length as the first wire, but with a cross-sectional area of 8.75x10^-6 m^2? I really want to understand what to do here, so detailed steps ...
February 12, 2013 by Jamie

physics
A net charge of 47 mC passes through the cross-sectional area of a wire in 19.0 s. (a) What is the current in the wire? 1 A (b) How many electrons pass the cross-sectional area in 1.0 min? 2 . electrons I got 9.3e+22 for B but its wrong
May 16, 2012 by Brianna

physics
A net charge of 47 mC passes through the cross-sectional area of a wire in 19.0 s. (a) What is the current in the wire? 1 A (b) How many electrons pass the cross-sectional area in 1.0 min? 2 electrons
May 11, 2012 by Alice

physics
A net charge of 47 mC passes through the cross-sectional area of a wire in 19.0 s. (a) What is the current in the wire? 1 A (b) How many electrons pass the cross-sectional area in 1.0 min? 2 electrons
May 14, 2012 by Amelia

physics A
A net charge of 47 mC passes through the cross-sectional area of a wire in 19.0 s. (a) What is the current in the wire? 1 A (b) How many electrons pass the cross-sectional area in 1.0 min? 2 . electrons
May 16, 2012 by confused

Physics
A 100 m long wire with a cross-sectional area of 4 mm2 has a resistance of 6 ohms. What is the resistivity of the material of the wire in m?
November 29, 2012 by Karl

physics
A piece of gold wire is used to form a circular loop of radius 12.3 cm. The wire has a cross-sectional area of 11.1 mm^2. Points A and B are 90.0 apart. Find the resistance between points A and B.
February 8, 2011 by Eric

Physics
A brass wire with Young's modulus of 9.20 1010 Pa is 2.5 m long and has a cross-sectional area of 4.6 mm2. If a weight of 5.2 kN is hung from the wire, by how much does it stretch?
April 24, 2010 by Max

Physics
A total charge of 16C passes through a cross-sectional area of a nichrome wire in 4 s. How many electrons pass through the cross-sectional area in 16 s? This has to do with Electric current and so i know that means 16C = 16 x 10^-6 = 1.6x10^-5.
January 19, 2013 by Struggling Student

Physics Resistance
A piece of wire of resistance, R and uniform cross sectional area, A is cut into four equal parts and bundled together to form a thicker wire. The resistance of the bundled wire is: A 16R B 1/4R C 4R D 1/16R It's either 16 or 1/16 im not sureee. So I need help for the working ...
October 5, 2014 by Ariana

physics
If a metal wire carries a current of 79 . 0 mA, how long does it take for 7.90 10 20 electrons to pass a given cross-sectional area anywhere along the wire? The fundamental charge is 1 . 602 10 − 19 C. Answer in units of s
May 21, 2013 by scott

Physcis
A bird lands on a bare copper wire carrying a current of 27 A. The wire is 8 gauge, which means that its cross-sectional area is 0.13 cm2. (a) Find the difference in potential between the bird's feet, assuming they are separated by a distance of 7.2 cm.
May 21, 2014 by Summer

Physics
A bird lands on a bare copper wire carrying a current of 27 A. The wire is 8 gauge, which means that its cross-sectional area is 0.13 cm2. (a) Find the difference in potential between the bird's feet, assuming they are separated by a distance of 7.2 cm.
May 21, 2014 by Summer

physics
If a metal wire carries a current of 130 mA, how long does it take for 3.5010 20 electrons to pass a given cross-sectional area anywhere along the wire? The magnitude of the charge on an electron is 1.6 10 −19 C. Answer in units of s.
February 22, 2011 by bre

physics
A potential difference of 2.0 V is applied across a wire of cross sectional area 2.5 mm2. The current which passes through the wire is 3.2 10-3 A. What is the resistance of the wire?
March 6, 2014 by Lucy

physics
Consider two copper wires with the same cross-sectional area. Wire A is twice as long as wire B. How do the resistivities and resistances of the two wires compare? CHECK ALL THAT APPLY Wire A and wire B have the same resistance. Wire A has twice the resistivity of wire B. Wire...
February 7, 2014 by Anonymous

Precalculus
There is a piece of wire 200 cm long. It needs to be cut into 2 pieces, with one piece forming an equilateral triangle and the other piece forming a circle. How long must each piece be to maximize the area of each shape?
September 4, 2010 by Ce

physics ---- really dnt get this at all
A total charge of 25 mC passes through a cross-sectional area of a nichrome wire in 10 s. How many electrons pass through the cross-sectional area in 16 s? Choose one answer. a. 2.5 x 1017 electrons b. 2.5 x 1019 electrons c. 2.5 x 1016 electrons d. 2.5 x 1021 electrons
May 31, 2011 by ashley --- HELP PLEASEE!!!

physics
A total charge of 25 mC passes through a cross-sectional area of a nichrome wire in 10 s. What is the current in the wire? Choose one answer. a. 2.5 A b. 2.5 mA c. 25 mA d. 2.5 A
May 31, 2011 by ashley --- HELP PLEASEE!!!

Calculus
a piece of wire 12 ft. long is cut into two pieces. one piece is made into a circle and the other piece is made into a square. Let the piece of length x be formed into a circle. allow x to equal 0 or 12, so all the wire is used for the square or for the circle. How long should...
July 3, 2012 by Tara

math
a piece of wire 24 ft. long is cut into two pieces. one piece is made into a circle and the other piece is made into a square. Let the piece of length x be formed into a circle. allow x to equal 0 or 24, so all the wire is used for the square or for the circle. How long should...
March 4, 2014 by jason

algebra
A 33-foot-long speaker wire is to be cut into three pieces. One piece is to be 11 feet long. Of the remaining pieces, one must be 2 feet less than 3 times the length of the other. Find the length of the shorter piece
April 16, 2013 by t

Physics
A rectangular piece of gold is 3.1 cm long and 3 cm wide. Resistivity of gold is 2.4*10^-8. How deep is the piece when it displays a resistance of R = 1.65 μω for a current that flows along the depth-direction? I used R=(p*l)/A and solved for l. I got the answer ...
March 8, 2010 by Lily

Pre Algebra
a wire is stretched from the top of a 26-foot pole to a point on the ground that is 15 feet from the bottom of the pole. Approximately how long is the wire in feet? 16 21 30 37
October 24, 2014 by Maddox

Physics
A copper wire is 7.00 m long and has a cross-sectional area of 1.00 10-4 m2. This wire forms a one turn loop in the shape of a square and is then connected to a battery that applies a potential difference of 0.200 V. If the loop is placed in a uniform magnetic field of ...
November 11, 2010 by Max

math
wire is cut into 2 pieces with one piece 14 feet shorter than other.The wire was 66 feet before cut,how long is the the shortest lenght of wire,shoe steps to solve
December 5, 2012 by Anonymous

MATH
A wire is stretched from the ground to the top of an antenna tower. The wire is 20 feet long. The height of the tower is 4 feet greater than the distance from the tower's base to the end of the wire.Find the height of the tower. 20^2=H^2 + (H-4)^2 solve for h 400=2H^2 - 8H +16...
September 27, 2008 by jennifer

math
an electrician cuts a 29 foot piece of wire into two pieces. one piece is 4 feet longer than the other piece.how long is each piece?
September 26, 2011 by hsanetha

maths help
Hi MY question is if a cylinder has a volume of 72cm cubed and a cross-sectional area of 18cm squared. Work out the height of the cylinder Can someone show me how we do it by the steps The volume of a cylinder is given by volume = (cross-sectional area) x height so height = ...
April 23, 2007 by Ali

math problem
A piece of wire 24 cm long is cut into two pieces and each piece is bent to form a square . Find the lenght of each piece of wire in order to maximize the sum of the area of the two squares?
March 21, 2013 by mark

physics
A 4.0-m-long steel wire has a cross-sectional area of 0.050cm2. Its proportional limit has a value of 0.0016 times its Young's modulus. Its breaking stress has a value of 0.0065 times its Young's modulus. The wire is fastened at its upper end and hangs vertically. A. How great...
April 8, 2014 by tally

physics
Find the cross-sectional area of copper wire that is 55.4 m long and has a resistance of 0.943 ohms. The resistivity of copper is 1.79 x 10^-8 ohms m.
April 28, 2011 by katie

Related rates
A piece of wire 10 feet long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into the shape of a circle and the other into the shape of the square. How should the wire be cut so that the combined area of the two figures is as small as possible?
May 20, 2012 by :)

Physics
High-voltage power lines are a familiar sight throughout the country. The aluminum (resistivity = 2.82 x 10-8 m) wire used for some of these lines has a cross-sectional area of 4.4 x 10-4 m2. What is the resistance of 12 kilometers of this wire?
January 31, 2012 by Morgan

physics
High-voltage power lines are a familiar sight throughout the country. The aluminum wire used for some of these lines has a cross-sectional area of 4.7 10-4 m2. What is the resistance of ten kilometers of this wire?
February 15, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
The drawing shows two crates that are connected by a steel (Young's modulus 2.0 x 1011 N/m2) wire that passes over a pulley. The unstretched length of the wire is 1.8 m, and its cross-sectional area is 1.4 x 10-5 m2. The pulley is frictionless and massless. When the crates are...
October 26, 2013 by Taylor

Physics
A wire 3.00 m long and .450 mm2 in cross-sectional area has a resistance of 41.0Ω at 20 degrees C. If its resistance increases to 41.4Ω at 29.0 C, what is the temperature coefficient of resistivity?
February 7, 2011 by Aryan

Physics
A wire 3.00 m long and .450 mm2 in cross-sectional area has a resistance of 41.0Ω at 20 degrees C. If its resistance increases to 41.4Ω at 29.0 C, what is the temperature coefficient of resistivity?
February 7, 2011 by June

math
A wire is stretched from the ground to the top of an antenna tower. The wire is 20 feet long. The height of the tower is 4 feet greater than the distance from the tower's base to the end of the wire. Find the height of the tower. 20 ft.= w x.4 = height of tower something like ...
September 25, 2008 by jennifer

physics
A graphite rod is 1.0 m long, with a 1.0 cm by 0.5 cm rectangular cross sectional area. What is the electrical resistance between its long ends? What must be the diameter of a circular 2.0 m long copper rod if its resistance is to be the same?
March 9, 2012 by pakilina

physics
How much charge passes through a cross-sectional area of a copper wire in 0.8 s if I = 3.5 A? 1 C
May 14, 2012 by Amelia

physics
a wire 4m long carrying current of 5A place at right angle to B of 6web/m2 the force experience by the wire in SI unit is A LONG SPRING IS STRETCHED BY 2Cm and P.E stored in it is U if the string is stretched by 10 cm then the P.E stored would be
July 3, 2012 by palwasha

math
A support wire runs from the top of a tower to the ground. If the tower is 1200 feet tall and the wire is attached to the ground 500 feet away from the tower, how long is the support wire?
November 20, 2013 by Marissa

engr 109
Calculate the resistance of a 1 mile length of wire if the conductivity (sigma) is 5.7x10^5 (ohm-cm)^-1 and the diameter of the wire is 1 inch. The formula for resistance is R = length/(sigma*Cross-sectional area) but all of the units must be consistent. The correct answer is ...
February 18, 2011 by r

Cross-Sectional Area
The cross-sectional area of a beam cut from a log with radius 1 foot is given by the function A(x) = 4x(sqrt{1 - x^2}), where x represents the length of half the base of the beam. Determine the cross-sectional area of the beam if the length of half the base of the beam is 1/3 ...
February 22, 2008 by John

physics
A green sedan weighing 25,000 Newtons is put on a lift supported by a piston with a cross sectional area of 0.1 square meters. What is the minimum force that must be exerted by the air compressor that pushes down on the oil in the reservoir of the lift system in order to lift...
June 9, 2012 by LL

Physics
A green sedan weighing 25,000 Newtons is put on a lift supported by a piston with a cross sectional area of 0.1 square meters. What is the minimum force that must be exerted by the air compressor that pushes down on the oil in the reservoir of the lift system in order to lift...
June 9, 2012 by LL

Physics
A green sedan weighing 25,000 Newtons is put on a lift supported by a piston with a cross sectional area of 0.1 square meters. What is the minimum force that must be exerted by the air compressor that pushes down on the oil in the reservoir of the lift system in order to lift...
June 9, 2012 by LL

Physics
A green sedan weighing 25,000 Newtons is put on a lift supported by a piston with a cross sectional area of 0.1 square meters. What is the minimum force that must be exerted by the air compressor that pushes down on the oil in the reservoir of the lift system in order to lift...
June 9, 2012 by LL

Physics
A green sedan weighing 25,000 Newtons is put on a lift supported by a piston with a cross sectional area of 0.1 square meters. What is the minimum force that must be exerted by the air compressor that pushes down on the oil in the reservoir of the lift system in order to lift...
June 10, 2012 by LL

Physics. Please help!
A green sedan weighing 25,000 Newtons is put on a lift supported by a piston with a cross sectional area of 0.1 square meters. What is the minimum force that must be exerted by the air compressor that pushes down on the oil in the reservoir of the lift system in order to lift...
June 10, 2012 by LL

algebra
A rancher is putting up a rectangular electic fence to contain some horses. The rancher has 1200 feet of electric wire. The fence needs to be at least 120 feet in one direction in order to contain the barn. Which system of linear equalities describes the conditions in this ...
May 4, 2010 by letes

mechanics
The change in length of a steel wire under an applied load can be halved by keeping all other conditions constant but using: A. a different material having a Young's modulus half that of steel B half the cross sectional area of the steel wire C half the length of steel wire D ...
February 24, 2013 by dmkp

physics
How much charge passes through a cross-sectional area of a copper wire in 0.8 s if I = 3.5 A? 1 C -Work equation?
May 11, 2012 by Alice

physics
Water flows steadily from an open tank into a pipe. The elevation of the top of the tank is 10.2 m, and the elevation at the pipe is 3.90 m. The initial cross-sectional area of the pipe is 6.4010^−2 m; and at where the water is discharged from the pipe, it is 2.3010^&#...
November 30, 2009 by AE

mechanics of materials
The change in length of a steel wire under an applied load can be halved by keeping all other conditions constant but using:which of the following is correct A. a different material having a Young's modulus half that of steel B half the cross sectional area of the steel wire C...
February 22, 2013 by dmkp

Physics, URGENT!!!
We consider tobacco virus diffusing along a 0.47 m long tube filled with water. The cross-sectional area of the tube is unknown. The diffusion coefficient is found in Table 10.5, p. 319 in the textbook. A total amount of virus of 2.6 x 10-16 kg is transported in a steady state...
November 29, 2010 by Sydney

7th grade math pygorean theroem ms.sue correct
4. A wire is stretched from the top of a 26-foot pole to a point on the ground that is 15 feet from the bottom of the pole. Approximately how long is the wire in feet? (1 point) 16 21 30 37 4.30 is it correct?
October 9, 2012 by Delilah

mechanics of materials
Select the correct answer.The change in length of a steel wire under an applied load can be halved by keeping all other conditions constant but using: A. A different material having a Young's modulus half that of steel B half the cross sectional area of the steel wire C half ...
February 21, 2013 by dmkp

Physics/Electricity
An aluminum wire carrying a current of 9.0 A has a cross-sectional area of 7.0X10^-6 m2. Find the drift speed of the electrons in the wire. The density of aluminum is 2.7 g/cm3. (Assume three electrons are supplied by each atom.)
October 6, 2013 by George

Physics
In a machine shop, a hydraulic lift is used to raise heavy equipment for repairs. The sys- tem has a small piston with a cross-sectional area of 0.063 m2 and a large piston with a cross-sectional area of 0.172 m2. An engine weighing 2800 N rests on the large piston. What force...
June 28, 2013 by M&M

Physics
Two wires have the same length and the same resistance but are made up of different materials. The resistivities of these materials are 3.97 and 1.97 . Obtain the ratio of the smaller cross-sectional area to the greater cross-sectional area.
June 13, 2012 by Beth

physical
Water flow along horizanta pipe at cross sectional area 48cm which has a constriction at cross sectional area 12cm at one place if the speed at the water at the constriction point is 4m/s calculate the speep at the wide section
September 22, 2013 by Anonymous

physics
A liquid (ρ = 1.65 g/cm^3) flows through two horizontal sections of tubing joined end to end. In the first section the cross-sectional area is 10.0 cm^2, the flow speed is 245 cm/s, and the pressure is 1.20 105 Pa. In the second section the cross-sectional area is 2.50 cm...
February 6, 2013 by dave

7th grade Ms. Sue help Pygorean Theoream asap quic
3. A ladder is leaning against a house. The distance between the base of the ladder to the house is 3 feet. The length of the ladder is 10 feet. In feet, how far above the ground does the ladder touch the house? (1 point) 4.2 9.5 10.4 14.1 4. A wire is stretched from the top ...
October 9, 2012 by Delilah

phys
Water flows steadily from an open tank into a pipe as shown in the figure. The elevation of the top of the tank is 12.3 m, and the elevation at the pipe is 3.80 m. The initial cross-sectional area of the pipe (at point 2) is 5.6010−2 m^2; and at where the water is ...
December 9, 2009 by ami

Physics
A hydraulic lift in a garage has two pistons: a small one of cross-sectional area 3.70cm2 and a large one of cross-sectional area 210cm2 . Part A If this lift is designed to raise a 3100-kg car, what minimum force must be applied to the small piston? Part B If the force is ...
December 3, 2013 by Help! final next weel

Math word problem
I know the answer, but is there a formula to show work? Amy had a piece of wire 96 inches long. She cut the wire into 3 pieces. The second piece was 6 inches longer than the first piece. The third piece is 9 inches longer than the second. What was the length of each piece of ...
November 30, 2008 by Lauren

Physics
German silver wire has a cross-sectional area of 2.047 x 10^-3 cm^2. How many meters are needed to make a resistance of 100 (omega)? I don't know where to begin.
April 28, 2011 by Sejul

physics
If a wire has a resistance of 132ohms a length of 110cm and an area of cross- sectional of 0.00415cm square find the resistivity of the material of which it is made
March 9, 2014 by praise

Calculus
A piece of wire 40 m long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into a square and the other is bent into an equilateral triangle. How should the wire be cut so that the total area enclosed is a maximum= minimum= Find the length of the wire used
May 7, 2013 by Brian

math/geometry
An architect is designing a small A-frame cottage for a new resort area. A cross section of the cottage is an isosceles triangle with an area of 98 square feet. The front wall of the cottage must a accommodate a sliding door that is 6 feet wide and 8 feet high. Find the width ...
February 19, 2012 by TY

math
A 120-foot long rope is cut into 3 pieces. the first rope is twice as long as the second piece of rope. the third piece of rope is three times aS LONG AS THE SECOND PIECE OF ROPE. WHAT IS THE LENGTH OF THE LONGEST PIECE OF ROPE? a 20 feet b 40 feet c 60 feet d 80 feet why and ...
April 7, 2010 by eva

phisecs
water is moving with a speed of 5 m/s through a pip with a cross-sectional area of 4cm^2 . the water gradual descends 10 m as the pipe cross-sectional area increases 8cm^2 . if the pressure at the upper level is 1.5*10^5 , the pressure at the lower level is ?
April 22, 2014 by w

Physics
Aluminum has a resistivity of 2.7*10-8 m. What would be the resistance of 100 m of aluminum wire with a cross-sectional area of 2*10-4 m2?
December 4, 2012 by Anonymous

physics
German silver wire has a cross-sectional area of 2.047 x 10^-3 cm^2. How many meters are needed to make a resistance of 100 (omega)? I can't find the resistivity of German silver wire. I've googled a few places, but each one gives me a different number. Can you please tell me ...
April 28, 2011 by Sejul

AP PHYSICS HELP
One piston of a hydraulic lift holds 1.40*10^3 kg. The other holds an ice block (density= 917 kg/m^3) that is 0.076 m thick. Find the first piston's area. (Cross sectional area of the ice block = cross sectional area of the piston).
December 10, 2012 by JOHN

Physics
Suppose you wish to make a solenoid whose self-inductance is 1.2 mH. The inductor is to have a cross-sectional area of 1.2 10-3 m2 and a length of 0.048 m. How many turns of wire are needed?
October 4, 2007 by Mary

physics
Suppose you wish to make a solenoid whose self-inductance is 3.0 mH. The inductor is to have a cross-sectional area of 2.0*10^-3 m2 and a length of 0.052 m. How many turns of wire are needed?
February 16, 2008 by rick

Physics
Suppose you wish to make a solenoid whose self-inductance is 1.6 mH. The inductor is to have a cross-sectional area of 1.3 x 10-3 m2 and a length of 0.065 m. How many turns of wire are needed?
March 10, 2013 by Tonya

phy
(Q1)A wire of cross- sectional area of 0.00006m2 and length 50cm stretches by 0.2mm under a load of 3000n.Calculate the Young's modulus for the wire (a)80000000000Nm-2(b)125000000000Nm-2(c)25000000000Nm-2(d)5000000000Nm-2 (Q2)a square plate of side 10cm is made of a metal of ...
July 3, 2013 by kate

calculus
A five feet piece of wire is cut into two pieces. One Piece is bent into a square and the other is bent into an equilateral triangle. Where should the wire be cut so that the total area enclosed by both is minimum.
November 14, 2012 by Kyle

physics
The intake in the figure has cross-sectional area of 0.75 m2 and water flow at 0.41 m/s. At the outlet, distance D = 180 m below the intake, the cross-sectional area is smaller than at the intake and the water flows out at 9.6 m/s. What is the pressure difference between inlet...
January 28, 2011 by rock

Calculus
A wire 4 meters long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into a square for a frame for a stained glass ornament, while the other piece is bent into a circle for a TV antenna. To reduce storage space, where should the wire be cut to minimize the total area of both figures...
November 14, 2012 by Bob

math homework
A37 foot long Submarine sanwich is cut in to three piece.the shortest piece is x feet long.the second piece is twice as long as the shortest piece.the longer piece is 2 feet longer than four time the length of the shortest piece.find the length of all three piece
October 7, 2013 by robinson

Physics
A 215-kg load is hung on a wire of length of 3.50 m, cross-sectional area 2.000x10^-5 m2, and Young's modulus 8.00x 10^10 N/m2. What is its increase in length?
April 5, 2014 by Joe

Physics please help!
Suppose you wish to make a solenoid whose self-inductance is 1.2 mH. The inductor is to have a cross-sectional area of 1.2 10-3 m2 and a length of 0.048 m. How many turns of wire are needed?
October 6, 2007 by Mary

Calc
A wire 9 meters long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into a square for a frame for a stained glass ornament, while the other piece is bent into a circle for a TV antenna. To reduce storage space, where should the wire be cut to minimize the total area of both figures...
October 28, 2010 by Pierre

math
A 2 feet piece of wire is cut into two pieces and once piece is bent into a square and the other is bent into an equilateral triangle. How much wire should be used for the square to ensure that the total area enclosed by both shapes is minimized?
March 12, 2013 by Joe

MINIMIZATION PROBLEM (CALC)
A wire 9 meters long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into a square for a frame for a stained glass ornament, while the other piece is bent into a circle for a TV antenna. To reduce storage space, where should the wire be cut to minimize the total area of both figures...
October 30, 2010 by Pierre

MINIMIZATION PROBLEM (CALC)
A wire 9 meters long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into a square for a frame for a stained glass ornament, while the other piece is bent into a circle for a TV antenna. To reduce storage space, where should the wire be cut to minimize the total area of both figures...
October 30, 2010 by Pierre

Math
A piece of wire of 14 meters long is cute into 2 pieces. One piece is bent into the shape of an equilateral triangle and the other into the shape of a circle. How should be the wire be cut so that the combined area of 2 figures is as small as possible?
August 14, 2014 by ANON :)

algebra
a piece of wire measuring 20 feet is attached to a telephone pole as a guy wire. the distance along the ground from the bottom of the pole to the end of the wire is 4 feet greater than the height where the wire is attached to the pole. how far up the pole does the guy wire reach?
December 2, 2012 by nelly

physics
what must be the mass of the log to be lifted up by the hand, if the muscle cross sectional area is 17 cm^2?
August 3, 2014 by bstlle

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