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February 28, 2015

February 28, 2015

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**Calculus **

A piece of wire 12 m long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into the shape of a circle of radius r and the other is bent into a square of side s. How should the wire be cut so that the total area enclosed is: a) a maximum? r= and s=. b) a minimum? r= and s=
*November 27, 2011 by Nicola*

**calculus**

A piece of wire 18 m long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into a square and the other is bent into a circle. (a) How much wire should be used for the square in order to maximize the total area?
*November 3, 2013 by Anonymous*

**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**

You have a wire that is 35 cm long. You wish to cut it into two pieces. One piece will be bent into the shape of a square. The other piece will be bent into the shape of a circle. Let A represent the total area of the square and the circle. What is the circumference of the ...
*August 8, 2010 by ME*

**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*

**Pre Cal**

a piece of wire 5 inches long is to be cut into two pieces. One piece is x inches long and is to be bent into the shape of a square. the other piece is to be bent into the shape of a circle. Find an expression for the total area made up by the square and the circle as a ...
*July 24, 2011 by Ashley *

**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 much of the wire should go to the square to minimize the total area enclosed by both figures?
*November 18, 2013 by Sckricks*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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 :)*

**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*

**Calculus**

A piece of wire 24 m long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into a square and the other is bent into a circle. (Give your answers correct to two decimal places.) (a) How much wire should be used for the circle in order to maximize the total area? (b) How much wire ...
*February 26, 2010 by Crystal *

**Math**

A piece of wire 12 m long is cut into 2 pieces. One piece is bent into the shape of an equilateral triangle and the other into a shape of a circle. How should the wire be cut so that the combined area of the two figures is as small as possible?
*August 14, 2014 by Amber*

**math**

a piece of wire 12 meters long is cut into two pieces.one piece is bent into the shape of an equilateral triangle and the other into the shape of a circle.how should the wire be cut so that the combined area of the two figures is as small as possible?
*August 10, 2014 by jun gajetos*

**Calculus!!!**

A piece of wire 28 m long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into a square and the other is bent into a circle. (a) How much wire should be used for the square in order to maximize the total area? (b) How much wire should be used for the square in order to minimize the ...
*November 5, 2013 by Maddy*

**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*

**optimization calculus**

A piece of wire 25 m long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into a square and the other is bent into a circle. (a) How much of the wire should go to the square to maximize the total area enclosed by both figures? (b) how much of the wire should go to the square to ...
*November 20, 2011 by A*

**HELLP!! calculus**

A piece of wire 25 m long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into a square and the other is bent into a circle. (a) How much of the wire should go to the square to maximize the total area enclosed by both figures? (b) how much of the wire should go to the square to ...
*November 23, 2011 by Kay*

**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 :)*

**calculus help please **

A piece of wire 14 m long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into a square and the other is bent into an equilateral triangle. (a) How much wire should be used for the square in order to maximize the total area? = 14 m (b) How much wire should be used for the square in ...
*April 15, 2014 by Christine *

**Calculus**

A piece of wire 40cm long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into the shape of a square and the other is bent into the shape of a circle. How should the wire be cut so that hte total area enclosed is a) a maximum? /b) a minimum? Perimeter of square = x Circumference of ...
*January 20, 2010 by sh*

**Calculus Help Please Urgent!!!**

A piece of wire 14 m long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into a square and the other is bent into an equilateral triangle. (a) How much wire should be used for the square in order to maximize the total area? 14 m this one I got right (b) How much wire should be used...
*April 18, 2014 by Nane*

**math**

A florist uses wire frames to support flower arrangements displayed at weddings. Each frame is constructed from a wire length 9ft long that is cut into six pieces. the vertical edges of the frame consist of four of the pieces of wire that are each 12 inches long. one of the ...
*April 25, 2011 by Sarah*

**differential calculus**

a pc of wire 10feet long is cut into 2 pcs. one piece is bent into the shape of a circle and the other into the shape of a square. how should the wire be cut so that the combined area is as large as possible?
*July 10, 2013 by jr*

** 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*

**pre calculus**

A wire 10m long is cut into 2 pieces. one piece will be cut into a square the other piece will be shaped into a circle. Graph A= A(x) for what value of x is A smallest?
*November 18, 2012 by ann9012*

**Pre-Calc **

A piece of wire 100 cm long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent to form a square and the other to form a circle. Let x equal the length of the wire used to form the square. A. write the function that represents the area of the two figures B. determine the domain of the ...
*January 20, 2015 by Nadia *

**math**

A wire 360 cm long is cut into two pieces. One piece is formed into a square and the other into a circle. If the two figures have the same area, what are the lengths of the two pieces of wire (to the nearest tenth of an centimeter)? Take the length of the circle to be x cm.
*December 26, 2014 by nkululeko*

**Calc**

A wire 100 inches long is to be cut into two pieces. One of the pieces will be bent into the shape of a circle and the other into the shape of a equilateral triangle. How should the wire be cut so as to maximize the sum of the area of the areas of the circle and triangle will ...
*December 2, 2010 by Matt*

**math**

A wire 320 in. long is cut into two pieces. One piece is formed into a square and the other into a circle. If the two figures have the same area, what are the lengths of the two pieces of wire (to the nearest tenth of an inch)?
*September 3, 2012 by roger*

**Pre-Cal**

A wire 360 inches long is cut into two pieces. One piece is formed into a square and the other into a circle. If the two figures have the same area, what are the lengths of the two pieces of wire (to the nearest tenth of an inch)?
*January 12, 2015 by Jake*

**Mathematics-please help!**

A piece of wire 168cm. long is to be cut into two pieces, each to be bent to make a square. The lenght of a side of one square is to be 2cm. greater than the lenght of aside of the other. What is the area of the smaller square? Ans= 80
*June 9, 2012 by Jeconiah*

**geometry**

A wire 10 meters ong is to be cut into two pieces. One piece wil be shaped as a square, and the other piece will be shaped as a circle. (piece one is 4x, piece two is 10-4x) a)Express the total area A enclosed by the pieces of wire as a function of the length x of the side of...
*November 7, 2011 by chris*

**Calculus **

A piece of wire x cm long is to be cut into two pieces, each to bent to be a square. the length of a side of one square is to be 9 times the length of a side of the other . Express the sum of the areas of two squares in term of x .
*November 15, 2014 by Angy*

**math**

a wire is 36 m long is cut into two pieces , each piece is bent to form a rectangle which is 1 centimeter longer than its width. how long should each piece be to minimize the sum of the areas of the two rectangles?
*November 8, 2013 by jemma*

**algebra**

a wire of 16 inches cut into 2 pieces. Each piece bent into a square. Find the length of the two pieces so the sum of the areas of the two squares in 10 square inches.
*October 10, 2011 by Nabil *

**math**

a wire 36 meter long is cut into two pieces. each piece is bent to form a rectangle which is 1 cm longer than its width. How long should each piece be to minimize the sum of the areas of the two rectangle?
*November 7, 2013 by joemarie*

**calc and Vectors**

A wire 60 cm long is to be cut into two pieces. One of the pieces will be bent into the shape of a square and the other into the shape of an equilateral triangle. The wire is to be cut in order that the sum of the areas of the square and the triangle is to be a maximum. An ...
*January 22, 2014 by Annie*

**calculus**

A wire 360cm is cut into two pieces.One piece is formed into a square and the other is formed into a circle.If two figures have the same area,what are the two lenghts of two pieces of wire( to the nearest hundreth of centimeter?,show all the necessary working clearly.
*November 10, 2014 by Mandla*

**Algebraic Polynomials**

I don't know where to go about creating a polynomial equations for the following problem: A piece of wire 52 in. long is cut into two pieces, and then each piece is formed into a square. If the sum of the areas of the two squares is 97 in.^2, how long are the pieces of wire? ...
*March 28, 2012 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*

**Pre algebra**

25ft piece wire cut into 2 pieces one piece is 19ft shorter than the other piece how long was each piece
*June 8, 2014 by Hope*

**math**

An electrician cuts a 12-ft piece of wire into two pieces one piece is 8 feet shorter than the other piece how long was each piece
*February 27, 2015 by cheyanne*

**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*

**Calculus**

A wire of length 12 meter is cut into two parts; one part is bent to form a square, and the other is bent to form an equilateral triangle. Where the cut cut should be made if a) the sum of the two areas is to be a maximum? b) the sum of the two areas is be a minimum?
*October 30, 2014 by RON*

**algebra**

a piece of wire that is 58cm long is cut into three pieces. the longest piece is 6cm shorter than the sum of the lengths of the other two pieces. five times the lengths of the shortest piece is 10cm less than the sum of the lengths of the other two pieces. determine the ...
*October 22, 2010 by ckim*

**math**

An electrician cuts a 26ft piece of wire into two pieces. One piece is 4ft longer than the other. How long are the pieces? What is the length of the shorter piece?__ft
*September 7, 2012 by Kelly*

**Mathematics**

(in this question they did not give me any diagrams) use pie 22/7 (a) a piece of wire is bent to form a square of area 121cm squared Calculate the length of each side of the square. Calculate the perimeter of the square. (b) the same piece of wire was bent to form a circle. ...
*June 5, 2012 by INDIANA*

**addmath A.P.**

A wire of length 380 cm is cut into 10 pieces.Each piece is then bent to form a square.The dimensions of the first three smallest squares are shown below.Find the value of x and hence,the area of the eighth largest square. x cm[ ] (x+1)cm [ ] x cm (x+1)cm (x+2)cm[ ] (x+2)cm ...
*January 18, 2015 by mandy*

**Calc**

A 100 inch piece of wire is divided into 2 pieces and each piece is bent into a square. How should this be done in order of minimize the sum of the areas of the 2 squares? a) express the sum of the areas of the squares in terms of the lengths of x and y of the 2 pieces b) what...
*November 16, 2010 by katie*

**geometry**

how many inches long is the radius of the largest circle that can fit inside a rectangle 18 inches long and 12 inches wide? An 84-cm wire is cut into three pieces. the second piece is 4 cm longer than the first piece and the third piece is twice as long as the second piece. ...
*August 18, 2010 by graciela*

**math 090**

an electrican cuts 14 ft piece of wire into two pieces. one piece is 2 ft longer than the other. how long are the pieces?
*October 15, 2009 by TIM*

**Calculus**

A 30-in. piece of string is cut into two pieces. One piece is used to form a circle and the other to form a square. How shouls the string be cut so that the sum of the areas is a minimum? Round to the nearest tenth, if necessary.
*June 11, 2008 by Ashley*

**physics #22**

A length of wire is bent into a closed loop and a magnet is plunged into it, inducing a voltage and,consequently, a current in the wire. A second lenghtof wire, twice as long, is bent into two loops of wire, and a magnet is similarly plunged into it. Twice the voltage is ...
*February 14, 2008 by tina*

**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*

**math**

A 24-inch piece of string is cut into two pieces. One piece is used to form a circle and the other is used to form a square. How should the string be cut so that the sum of the areas is a minimum?
*September 30, 2008 by shannon*

**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 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*

**Math**

A 26 inch ribbon is cut into three pieces. One piece is 12 inches. The remaining two pieces must have one piece two inches longer than the other. How long is the shortest piece of ribbon?
*January 27, 2011 by Iris*

**Pre-Calc**

A wire 100 centimeters in length is cut into two separate pieces (not necessarily equal). ON epiece is bent to form a square and the other to form a circle. Let x equal the length of the wire used to form the square. a. Write the function that represents the are of the two ...
*January 22, 2014 by Andy G*

**math**

a 59 centimeter piece of rope is cut into two pieces. If one piece is x centimeters long, express the other length as an algebraic expression in x.
*February 25, 2011 by billy*

**Agebra**

A 12ft. board is cut into two pieces so that one piece is 8 ft. longer than 3 times the shorter piece. If the shorter piece is x feet long, find the lengths of both pieces
*September 27, 2009 by Ursula*

**math**

an electrian cuts a 22 ft piece of wire into two pieces. one oiece is 18 ft longer than the shortor piece. how long are the pieces?
*October 15, 2009 by TIM*

**calculus**

A 100 inch piece of string is cut into 3 pieces. One piece forms a circle, one forms a square and 1 forms an equilateral triangle. If the perimeter of the triangle is equal in length to the perimeter of the square how long should each piece of string be to minimize the total ...
*November 19, 2012 by Dan*

**essential mathematics**

A piece of wire 27/32 inch in length is cut into 3 pieces. how long is each piece?
*September 8, 2007 by Anonymous*

**mathematics 1**

A piece of wire 27/32 inch in length is cut into 3 equal pieces. how long is each piece?
*October 1, 2007 by Anonymous*

**Math**

A piece of wire 27/32 inches in length is cut into 3 equal pieces . How long is each piece 27/32 , 3/1 =81/32 =27 Is this right
*January 27, 2015 by Weslee Clark *

**maths**

A piece of wire when bent in the form of square encloses an area of 484cm sq.now if the same wire is bent in the form of circle area enclosed by it would be
*May 4, 2011 by aditi*

**algebra**

a 3 1/2 foot piece of rope is cut into two pieces. one of these pieces is 8 inches shorter than the other. how long are the pieces?
*October 16, 2010 by yo dawga*

**Algebra**

A 180-m wire is cut into three pieces. The third piece is 20 m longer than the first. The second is two thirds as long as the first. How long is each piece?
*April 10, 2013 by Scarlett*

**algebra**

a cable is cut into 2 pieces. One piece is twice as long as the other piece. Find the length of each piece of cable
*January 24, 2010 by brooke*

**algebra**

A 30ft. cable is cut into 2 pieces. One piece is twice as long as the other piece. Find th length of each piece of the cable.
*January 24, 2010 by brooke*

**Algebra**

5. A piece of rope is cut into two pieces. One piece is used to form a circle and the other is used to form a square. Use a length of rope of 20 feet to write a function f representing the area of the circle as a function of the length of one side s of the square.
*January 23, 2015 by Ben*

**math**

a log that is 50 cm long is cut into 2 pieces one of the pieces is 8 cm shorter than the other one. how long is orginal log and if the original log is cut into equal pieces how long would each piece be
*May 26, 2013 by naresh*

**Math**

Henrey had a piece of a rope that was 22 1/2 inches long. Henry cut the rope into two pieces so that one piece was 8 1/4 inches long. What was the length of the other piece of rope
*February 19, 2012 by Leslie*

**albgrea**

an artist cuts a 17 ft piecce of wire into two pieces. one piece is 6 ft longer then the other. how long are the pieces?
*October 16, 2009 by cody*

**dma 040**

42 inch board is cut into 3 pieces. Piece 2 is twice as long as the 1st & 3rd piece. Piece 3 is three times as long as piece 1. Find inches of all three pieces
*September 14, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Algebra**

A board 5 feet long is cut into two pieces such that the length of one piece is two-thirds of the length of the other piece. Find the length of the shorter piece of board
*January 29, 2013 by Chanelle*

**omt101**

A wire when bent into the form of a square encloses an area of 12 sq.cm. if the wire is bent in the form of a circle, then what would be the area?
*March 28, 2011 by Yogesh*

**Algebra**

Here's another problem I'm having a little trouble with: A piece of string is 40 cm long. It is cut into three pieces. The longest piece is 3 times as long as the middle-sized piece, and the shortest piece is 23 cm shorter than the longest piece. Find the lengths of the three ...
*November 14, 2008 by Celina*

**math asap**

if a 40 m rope is cut into two pieces in the ratio 3 : 5, how long is each piece? i tried: x=one piece 3/5 = x/40 x= 3*40/5 x=120/5 x=24 is that right?
*October 23, 2014 by Andrew*

**algebra**

an electron cuts a 12 ft piece of into two pieces. one piece is 7 ft longer than the other how long are the pieces?
*February 17, 2015 by lamiracle*

**Mathematics**

A drinking straw of length 21 cm is cut into 3 pieces the length of the first piece is x cm the second piece is 3cm shorter than the 1st piece the third piece is twice as long as first piece (a) state in terms of x the length of the pieces (i think i figured that one out...1st...
*July 4, 2012 by INDIANA*

**math 050**

a piece of wire to 2/7 m long to be cut into 6 pieces of the same length what is the length of each piece
*February 24, 2015 by lady*

**Math**

A 384-m wire is cut into three pieces. The second piece is 3 m longer than the first. The third is four-fifths as long as the first. How long is each piece?
*November 21, 2010 by Nina*

**algebra**

A 384-m wire is cut into three pieces. The second piece is 3 m longer than the first. The third is four-fifths as long as the first. How long is each piece?
*November 21, 2010 by Nina*

**math**

a 17 foot piece of string is cut into two pieces so that the longer piece is 5 feet longer than twice the shorter piece. If the shorter piece is x feet long, find the lengths of both pieces.
*December 12, 2012 by mandy*

**college algebra**

how do you slove this problem a rope is 72 feet long is cut into two pieces the longer piece is 3 feet than twice the shorter piece. How long is each piece ???
*February 10, 2011 by phila*

**math**

Gina cut a piece of ribbon into 3 equal pieces. Then she cut 2 inches off one piece to make a piece 3 inches long. How long was Gina's original piece of ribbon?
*February 6, 2013 by bianca*

**algebra 1**

a 100- foot cable is cut into two pieces.the first piece is 18 ft longer than the second. how long is each piece
*January 6, 2011 by julie*

**math**

A cable 40 feet long is cut into three pieces so the length of the second piece is 4 times the length of the first piece, and the third piece is five more than twice as long as the first piece. Find the length of the pieces.
*May 31, 2011 by elaine*

**math**

David has a hose that is 27 ft long. He wants to cut it into two pieces so that the longer piece is 3 ft more than 2 times the length of the shorter piece.
*October 27, 2014 by k*

**math**

a piece of rope 3m 66 m long was cut into 2 pieces. the longer piece was twice as long as the shorter piece. What was the length of the longer piece?
*March 20, 2013 by Xio*

**Algebra**

A ribbon 106 inches long is cut into three pieces. The middle-sized piece is 4 inches longern than twice the shortest piece. the longest piece is 3 times as long as the shortest piece. how long is the shortest piece?
*September 27, 2008 by Tina*

**math**

A 42 inch board that's cut into two pieces. one piece is two times the length than other. Find the length of the two pieces. short and long
*December 10, 2014 by sheryl gray*

**algebra**

A 40 inch board is cut into two pieces so that the shorter piece is two-thirds of the length of the longer piece. What are the lengths of the two cut pieces?
*October 28, 2012 by jaime*

**algebra**

use guess and check to solve the following problem. Write your solution as a sentence. A cable 84 meters long is cut into two pieces so that one piece is 18 meters longer than the other. Find the length of each piece of cable.
*September 17, 2009 by mike*

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