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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...
Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 7:35pm 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...
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 9:08pm by jason

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
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 5:48am by Brian

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?
Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 9:02pm by :)

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?
Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 3:10am by mark

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=
Sunday, November 27, 2011 at 6:54pm by Nicola

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...
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 7:44pm by Bob

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?
Saturday, September 4, 2010 at 12:23pm by Ce

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?
Monday, September 26, 2011 at 5:04pm by hsanetha

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 ...
Friday, October 22, 2010 at 3:48am by ckim

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...
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 8:01pm by chris

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
Friday, September 7, 2012 at 4:07pm by Kelly

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?
Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 11:50pm by ann9012

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? ...
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 8:38pm by Anonymous

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.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 12:10am by Kyle

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)?
Monday, September 3, 2012 at 8:50pm by roger

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?
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 10:35am 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?
Monday, November 18, 2013 at 8:08pm by Sckricks

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 ...
Sunday, November 30, 2008 at 9:27pm by Lauren

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?
Friday, November 8, 2013 at 4:01am by jemma

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
Sunday, September 27, 2009 at 6:22pm by Ursula

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 ...
Sunday, July 24, 2011 at 6:47pm by Ashley

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. ...
Wednesday, August 18, 2010 at 2:59pm by graciela

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...
Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 11:43pm by Pierre

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?
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 11:28pm by Scarlett

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
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 8:55am by t

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...
Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 3:55pm 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...
Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 3:55pm by Pierre

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?
Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 2:05pm by Iris

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?
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 7:32pm by joemarie

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
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 10:42pm by Anonymous

essential mathematics
A piece of wire 27/32 inch in length is cut into 3 pieces. how long is each piece?
Saturday, September 8, 2007 at 12:01am by Anonymous

mathematics 1
A piece of wire 27/32 inch in length is cut into 3 equal pieces. how long is each piece?
Monday, October 1, 2007 at 6:58pm by Anonymous

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
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 11:30pm by Anonymous

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?
Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 8:37pm by TIM

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?
Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 7:26pm by TIM

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.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 1:17am by mandy

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...
Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at 3:49pm by INDIANA

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 ...
Friday, November 14, 2008 at 5:49pm by Celina

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?
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 7:41pm by bianca

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?
Sunday, November 21, 2010 at 2:30pm 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?
Sunday, November 21, 2010 at 2:32pm by Nina

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 ???
Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 8:56pm by phila

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 ...
Friday, February 26, 2010 at 12:11pm by Crystal

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.
Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at 2:19pm by elaine

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?
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 11:04pm by Xio

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
Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 6:35pm by Leslie

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?
Saturday, September 27, 2008 at 6:21pm by Tina

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 ...
Sunday, August 8, 2010 at 5:32pm by ME

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.
Friday, February 25, 2011 at 9:59am by billy

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?
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 10:59am by Joe

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
Sunday, January 24, 2010 at 6:24pm by brooke

math
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.
Monday, May 7, 2012 at 2:06pm by Chanelle

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
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 11:29am by Chanelle

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.
Sunday, January 24, 2010 at 9:11pm by brooke

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 ...
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 7:35am by Maddy

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.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 11:49pm by mandy

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
Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 1:11am by Anonymous

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?
Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 11:32pm by jaime

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?
Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 11:25pm by ss

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?
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 10:59am by shariza

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?
Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 12:44pm by Reshanee F

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?
Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 7:13pm by yo dawga

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 ...
Monday, April 25, 2011 at 5:06am by Sarah

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?
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 6:47pm by Kate

math
Imagine three identical pizzas. One is cut into 6 equal sized pieces. One is cut into 8 equal sized pieces. One is cut into 3 equal sized pieces. Which pizza has the largest size piece? Which has the smallest? If necessary, draw these on a piece of paper.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 5:05pm by Ms. Sue

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.
Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at 11:09pm by Ashley

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?
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 5:29pm by Alyssa

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 ...
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 5:35pm by Kay

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
Thursday, January 6, 2011 at 1:41am by julie

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 ...
Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 7:41pm by A

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?
Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 8:17pm by Anonymous

math
a length of a rope 72 feet long is cut into two lengths the first piece is two times as long as the second piece what are the length of the two pieces
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 8:51pm by Anonymous

math
Three pieces of wood are needed for a project. They are to be cut from a 90-cm-long piece of wood. The longest piece is to be 3 times as long as the middle-sized piece and the shortest piece is to be 10 cm shorter than the middle-sized piece. Can this be done with two cuts? If...
Sunday, May 23, 2010 at 12:12am by Annie

Math
Three pieces of wood are needed for a project. They are to be cut from a 90-cm-long piece of wood. The longest piece is to be 3 times as long as the middle-sized piece and the shortest piece is to be 10 cm shorter than the middle-sized piece. Can this be done with two cuts? If...
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 10:39am by Anonymous

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?
Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at 9:33pm by AMY

Math
A carpenter wants to cut an 18-foot board into two pieces so that one piece is 3 feet shorter than twice the shorter piece. Where should he make the cut? ---?--- ft from one end
Friday, June 1, 2012 at 4:05am by Amy

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?
Monday, March 17, 2014 at 6:54pm by Alexis

Math
A rope 3/4 yard long is cut into 9 pieces. Each piece is the same length. how long is each piece?
Monday, March 28, 2011 at 4:15pm by Chris

math
a piece of ribbon 3/4 yard long is cut into 9 equal pieces. How long is each piece in feet?
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 8:53pm by jalyne

Fractions
A 161/2ft wire is cut into 8 pieces of equal length how long is each piece
Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 10:35pm by Tam

math
a drinking straw of length 21 cm is cut into 3 pieces. the first length is x cm. the second piece is 3 cm shorter than the first piece. the third piece is twice as long as the first piece. state in terms of x the length of each of the pieces.
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 at 11:56pm by Anonymous

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.
Saturday, April 24, 2010 at 2:03pm by Anonymous

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?
Monday, February 13, 2012 at 8:16pm by Madison

math
a piece of wire 3.5m long was cut into lengths each measuring 0.05m long.Calculate the number of pieces obtained.
Friday, September 14, 2012 at 4:59pm by saeed

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
Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 10:12am by naresh

algebra
Three pieces of wood are needed for project. They are to be cut from a 90cm long piece of wood. The longest piece is to be 3 times as long as the middle sized piece and the shortest piece is to be 10 cm shorter than the middle sized piece. Can this be done with 2 cuts? If so, ...
Sunday, May 9, 2010 at 2:21pm by Kristi

Math
A piece of wood is 8 ft long is to be divided into two pieces where one of the two is twice as long as two feet less than the other piece. What are the sizes of the two parts
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 10:31am by Yanim

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?
Monday, February 13, 2012 at 8:16pm by sopaia

math
lynda cut 3.2 meters of ribbon into equal size pieces. each piece was longer than 0.1 meter, but shorter than 2.o meters, with lengths in increments of 0.02 meters. How many pieces did lynda cut,and how long was each piece?
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 5:44pm by Mashiya

math
a) correct b) from the 15 1/3 ft piece we can cut 5 pieces of 3 ft, leaving 1/3 ft from the 20 1/2 ft piece we can cut 6 pieces of 3 ft, leaving 2 1/2 ft from the 30 3/4 ft piece we can cut 10 pieces of 3 ft leaving 3/4 ft so we can cut 5+6+10 or 21 pieces of 3 ft each c) ...
Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 9:27pm by Reiny

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?
Thursday, January 19, 2012 at 2:00am by Hope

Math
A 51 meter rope is cut into 2 pieces so that one piece is 6 meters longer than four times the shorter piece. Find the lengths of both pieces.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 6:18pm by Kimberli

Algebra
A Piece of rope that is 63 meters long is cut into three pieces such that the second piece is twice as long as the first and the third piece is three meters longer than the second. Find the length of each piece. 2x+3x+x=63 --------------------------- need to be more orderly ...
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 3:28pm by Damon

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?
Friday, October 16, 2009 at 6:34pm by cody

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?
Friday, March 18, 2011 at 10:38pm by jane

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?
Monday, May 16, 2011 at 12:36am by WInswton

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?
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 4:37am by jr

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?
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 10:12pm by nicole

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 ...
Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at 8:07pm by eva

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