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December 18, 2014

December 18, 2014

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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 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 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 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 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*

**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 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 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 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*

**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 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*

**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*

**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 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 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 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*

**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*

**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 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 :)*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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 *

**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**

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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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 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*

**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*

**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*

**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**

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*

**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*

**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*

**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 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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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 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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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**

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*

**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*

**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*

**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 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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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**

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.
*November 24, 2010 by Anonymous*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**Fractions**

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

**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*

**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 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
*June 1, 2012 by Amy*

**math**

A stick is cut into three pieces,each having a different length.Each piece(except the shortest)is twice as long as another piece.What fraction of the whole stick is each piece?
*October 8, 2014 by haya*

**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
*October 3, 2012 by Anonymous*

**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*

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