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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

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

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

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

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 :)

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

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

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
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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

math
a piece of wire 3.5m long was cut into lengths each measuring 0.05m long.Calculate the number of pieces obtained.
September 14, 2012 by saeed

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

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

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

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 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 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

Fractions
A 161/2ft wire is cut into 8 pieces of equal length how long is each piece
September 16, 2012 by Tam

PreCalculus
A wire is 200 inches long is cut into three pieces, two of equal length, each twice as long as the third. How long is the third piece?
June 23, 2014 by Mari

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

algebra
a piece of wire 27/32 inch in length is cut into 3 equal peices how long is each peice (math)
May 6, 2010 by kaysan

Chemsitry 2
a piece of nickel wire has a diameter of 0.568. if the nickel has a density of 8.90g/cc, how long( in meters) should you cut a piece of wire to obtain 0.0234 moles of nickel?
September 12, 2011 by Smarth

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

Crocket
A 143m wire is cut into three pieces. The second is 3m longer than the first. The third is 4/5 as long as the first. How long is each piece?
March 22, 2013 by Sandy

math
a wire 54cm long is cut into three pieces. the second piece is twice the length of the first, and the third piece is three times the length of the first. Find the length of each piece?
December 11, 2013 by shariza

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

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
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

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

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

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
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 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

math,word problem(algebra)
The length of a piece of cloth is 8y m.Mr Lim cut 7 m from it to sew some cushion covers.Then,he cut 3y m to sew a curtain.The remaining material was cut into 4 equal pieces.How long was each piece in terms of y? please help me to complete this&thanks for advance
September 22, 2011 by kimi

Math
a 120 foot long rope is cut into 3 pieces. the first piece of rope is twice as long as long as the second piece of rope. the third piece of rope id 3 times as long as the second piece of rope. what is the length of the longest piece of rope
April 19, 2014 by Anastasia Presnyakova

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

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

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

algebra
A 120-foot-long rope is cut into 3 pieces. The first piece of 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?
March 30, 2013 by ss

Algebra
Daniel has a piece of wire that is a fifth of a yard long. He cuts the wire into three equal pieces. What fraction of a yard is each piece?
March 17, 2014 by Alexis

Algebra
What is the fourth root of 4^4^4? A long wire is cut into three smaller pieces in the ratio 7:3:2. If the shortest piece is 16 cm, what is the area of the largest rectangle that can be created using the longest piece? Find the value of x in the equation 2013^2013 - 2013^2012= ...
February 7, 2013 by Claire

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
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

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
Juan buys 18 meter of wire. He cuts the wire into pieces of 3 meters long.how many pieces of wire dose he cut?
October 22, 2013 by Desmond

Math algebra
A 120- foot long rope is cut into three pieces the first piece of rope is twice as long as the second piece of rope the third piece of rope is three tines as long as the second piece of rope what is the length of the longest piece of rope?
March 1, 2011 by Anonymous

4thGrade Math
Mr. Brown has a piece of hose 11 ft long. He is going to cut it into 15 equal-length pieces. How long will each piece be?
January 19, 2012 by Hope

Math
A rope 3/4 yard long is cut into 9 pieces. Each piece is the same length. how long is each piece?
March 28, 2011 by Chris

math
a piece of ribbon 3/4 yard long is cut into 9 equal pieces. How long is each piece in feet?
January 9, 2013 by jalyne

Math
a rope is cut in too two piece the shorter piece is 18 feet long and the longer piece is twice as long how long was the rope before it was cut
May 4, 2014 by Janella

math
if you have a piece of string 11 ft. long and you cut it into 15 equal pieces how long will each piece be?
February 13, 2012 by Madison

Math
Gina cut a piece of ribbon into 3 equal pieces. Then she cut off 2 inches off one piece to make it 3 inches. How long was the original piece of ribbon?
January 30, 2013 by Alyssa

Algebra
a 260 m wire is cut into 3 pieces. The second is 4 times longer than the 1st. The third is 2 times longer than the 2nd how long is each piece=
August 11, 2011 by jackie

Algebra
A rope 116 inches is cut into three pieces.The middle-sized piece is 10 inches shorter than twice the shortest piece.The longest piece is 5/3 as long as the shortest piece.What is the length of the shortest piece?
November 29, 2012 by Reshanee F

chapter 14, lesson 5
max cut a pole into 4 equal pieces. then he cut 2 inches off one piece of the pole. then piece left was 4 inches long. how long was the pole to before Max started cutting?
March 19, 2013 by nicole

MATH
A 210 ft. long rope is cut into 3 pieces. The first piece of rope is 3 times as long as the second piece of rope. The third piece of rope is 2 times as long as the second piece of rope. What is the length of the longest piece of rope?
July 27, 2010 by AMY

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
The 120-foot rope is cut into 3 pieces.The first of 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 length of the longest piece of rope.
April 24, 2010 by Anonymous

physics
a piece of wire has a resistance of R , it is cut into three pieces of equal length,and the pieces are twisted together parallel to each other. what is the resistance of the resulting wire in terms of R
May 11, 2010 by brad

Algebra
480-mm pipe is cut into three pieces. the second piece is three times as long as the first. the third piece is four times as long as the second. how long is each piece?
May 16, 2011 by WInswton

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

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

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

dma 040
42 inch cut into 3 pieces. Piece 2 is twice as long as 1st and 3rd piece. Piece 3 is three times as long as piece 1. How long are the pieces 1st board 2nd board 3rd board
September 15, 2013 by Anonymous

algrebra 1
A 180 ft long board is cut into 3 pieces. The second piece of board is twice as long as the first. The third piece of board is six times as long as the first. What is the length of the first piece of the board A) 20 ft B) 40 ft C) 60 ft D) 120 ft
February 3, 2011 by AP

Math
A support beam 15 m long is cut into two piece, the lengths of which are in the ratio of 2 to 3. What is the length of each piece?
December 3, 2012 by Walter Williams

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

Math
Sarah was cutting fabric for a quilt. She cut a strip of fabric that was 19 1/8 inches long into 5 equal pieces. When she was finished cutting Sarah had a piece that was 2 1/4 inches long. How long was each piece that she cut for the quilt?
April 21, 2013 by aly

cambo
180 ft long board is cut into 3 pieces. The second piece of board is twice as long as the first. The third piece of board is six times as long as the first. What is the length of the first piece of the board?
March 1, 2011 by bob

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

Math
A board, 32 cm long is cut into three pieces such that the second piece is twice as long as the first and the third is 7 cm longer than the second. Find the length of the shortest piece.
October 24, 2012 by awade

alegebra
a 210 ft. long rope is cut into 3 pieces. the first piece of rope is 3 times as long as the second rope. the 3rd piece of rope is 2 times as long as the second piece of rope. What is the lenght of the longest piece of rope?
March 18, 2011 by jane

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 27 inch board is to be cut into three pieces so that the second piece is 3 times as long as the first piece and the third piece is 5 times as long as the first piece. If x represents the length of the first piece, find the length of all three pieces.
December 11, 2012 by mandy

Physics resistance question
A piece of copper wire of resistance R is cut into 10 equal lengths. These parts are connected in parallel. How does the joint resistance of the parallel combination compare with the original resistance of the single wire?
February 21, 2012 by Anonymous

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

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

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 5th grade
Lynda cut 3.2 meters of ribbon into equal-size pieces. Each piece was longer than .01 meter, but shorter than .02 meters, with lengths in increments of .02 meters. How many pieces did Lynda cut and how long was each piece?
December 12, 2012 by Patrick

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