Saturday

October 10, 2015
Number of results: 126,300

**Math**

A piece of rope is cut into three pieces in the ratio 2:7:11. If the longest piece is 72cm longer than the shortest piece, find the length of the original rope. Ps: how do I do this type of question? What are the fixed steps?
*October 15, 2011 by StuartKess*

**To Mara; Re: algebra**

I accidentally deleted your post. Sorry. a 10 foot board is cut into two pieces. If one peace measures x, write an expression for the lenght of the other piece 10 - x = y
*June 27, 2013 by Ms. Sue*

**5th Grade fractions**

Walt has a piece of rope which is 10 1/3 feet long. He has to cut it into 4 equal pieces. How long will each piece be? I took 10 1/3 divided by 4 which is 2.58333. How can I explain this to my 5th grader in fractions?
*January 24, 2010 by Meghan*

**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*

**Math**

A piece of fabric is 52 inches long. You cut the fabric into two pieces. The first piece is x inches long. The second is 14 inches longer than the first. Draw a diagram & solve for x.
*August 24, 2014 by Olivia*

**algebra**

Nakia cut a board of 30ft long into 2 pieces. The ratio of the legnths of the 2 pieces is 2:3.what is the length, to the nearest foot, of the shorter piece
*March 3, 2011 by didi*

**math**

A wire of length 4 m is cut in two parts and the first part is bent in the shape of a square, while the second part is bent in the shape of an equilateral triangle. For which lengths of these parts the total area enclosed by the square and the triangle is: a. minimized? b. ...
*February 21, 2015 by emy*

**Math**

A wire of length 4 m is cut in two parts and the first part is bent in the shape of a square, while the second part is bent in the shape of an equilateral triangle. For which lengths of these parts the total area enclosed by the square and the triangle is: a. minimized? b. ...
*February 22, 2015 by Altin*

**math**

A wire of length 4 m is cut in two parts and the first part is bent in the shape of a square, while the second part is bent in the shape of an equilateral triangle. For which lengths of these parts the total area enclosed by the square and the triangle is: a. minimized? b. ...
*February 22, 2015 by ani*

**Math**

A piece of metal is bent into a rectangle and has a length which is 5 times as long as its width. If the perimeter of the piece of metal is 13 feet 6 inches, find the length and the width of the piece of sheet metal. You must use a variable , write an equation and solve the ...
*May 16, 2008 by Jon*

**maths**

David cuts a 6 metre long pole into three different pieces. The largest piece is 40 cm longer than the middle piece. The middle piece is 70 cm longer than shortest piece. What is the size of the largest piece?
*April 9, 2015 by Zain*

**science**

suppose a cube of jell-o is cut into two pieces. What property stays the same when comparing the original piece with one of the new pieces? a. density b. mass c. volume d. surface area
*February 13, 2009 by Lorena*

**math**

a piece of rope 80 centimeters long must be cut into 2 pieces. Each piece of rope will be used to form a rectangle. Where would the rope be cut if the area of 1 rectangle must be 1/4 the area of the other rectangle
*March 6, 2013 by rich*

**math**

I have a flat piece of plywood that measures 45 inches in width and 75 inches in length. I want to cut the board into identical square pieces with the integer side lengths and use the entire piece of wood. What are the dimensions (width & length) of each identical piece? ...
*March 27, 2014 by He who should not be named*

**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 4 1/2ft ribbon is cut into 6 equal-length pieces.How long is each piece?
*February 29, 2012 by Lexi*

**math**

A rope is 15 feet long. Cut it into 3 pieces. The first piece was 3.57 feet longer than the second piece. The third piece was 2.97 feet longer than the second piece. How long was the third piece of rope?
*March 24, 2015 by Carol R*

**math**

A pipe is 42 inches long. It is to be cut into three pieces such that the longest is four times as long as the shortest and the middle-size piece is six inches longer than the shortest. How long is the middle-sized piece?
*September 7, 2012 by Anonymous*

**math**

if a woman has a 50 ft. piece of wire & cuts it into strips 1 2/3 feet long, how many pieces will she have
*May 1, 2013 by katie*

**Math **

A circular piece of wire has a radius of 12 cm. This is cut then bent to form an arc of a circle whose radius is 60 cm. Find the angle subtended at the centre by this arc. Give your answer to the nearest degree. Please show working out Thank you so much!
*December 9, 2011 by Candice*

**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**

A length of string that is 22 feet long is being cut into piece that are 1/3 foot long. How many pieces will there be?
*February 24, 2015 by Rod*

**math**

Chester has a ribbon that is 2 meters long. He wants to cut it into 5 equal pieces. How many centimeters long will each piece be?
*March 9, 2015 by Amari*

**Physics**

A vessel at rest explodes breaking into three pieces. Two pieces, having equal mass fly off perpendicular to one another with the same speed of 30 m/s. The third piece had three times the mass of each other piece. What are the magnitude and direction of its velocity ...
*February 10, 2007 by sarah*

**math**

a rope is cut into two pieces. one has a length of 37 feet. if the other piece has a length of x what was the total lengh of rope in feet before it was cut?
*September 19, 2012 by kim*

**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...
*May 23, 2010 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...
*June 2, 2010 by Anonymous*

**physics**

After several large firecrackers have been inserted into its holes, a bowling ball is projected into the air using a homemade launcher and explodes in midair. During the launch, the 5.33-kg ball is shot into the air with an initial speed of 11.3 m/s at a 42.9° angle; it ...
*August 4, 2013 by Anonymous*

**algebra**

Jennifer cut a board 2 m long into two pieces. One piece is 24 cm shorter than the other. Find the length of each piece. A group of backpackers hiked 38 km over three days. The first day, they hiked 1 km less than 3 times as far as the second day. The third day, they hiked 2 ...
*May 28, 2008 by Heather M*

**COLLEGE PHYSICS**

An internal explosion breaks an object, initially at rest, into two pieces. One piece (m1) is 1.5 times more massive than the other (m2). If 7500 J were released by the explosion, how much KE did each piece acquire?
*October 22, 2014 by liz*

**math**

Mr. Brown has a piece of hose 11 ft long. He is going to cut it into 15 equal-length pieces.
*February 7, 2014 by Knalidge*

**math**

each player is given a rectangular piece of graph paper that is 56cm long and 84 cm wide. The horizontal and vertical lines are spaced 1 cm apart. The paper is to be cut along the grid (graph) lines into square pieces that are all the same size without having any paper left ...
*September 22, 2008 by Jayson*

**Math**

If a 32 ft rope is cut into two sections with one section 7 times as long as the other section, how long is the shorter piece?
*November 30, 2012 by Chely*

**Math**

Mark has a 40 foot length of rope he decides tocut it into two pieces. He wants one length four times as long as the other. How long is each piece?
*October 9, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A long thin rod is cut into two pieces, one being as long as the other. To the midpoint of piece A, piece B is attached perpendicularly, in order to form the inverted "T" shown in the figure. The application of a net external torque causes this object to rotate about axis 1 ...
*October 27, 2012 by jordan*

**ACCT**

A lumber yard is going to cut a board which is 18 m into 16 pieces of equal length. How long will each piece b
*October 7, 2015 by Anonymous*

**algebra**

a 23 foot cable is cut into two pieces, one three times as long as the other. how long are the pieces?
*October 4, 2010 by mike*

**physics **

an object was launched with the velocity of 20 m/s at an angle 45 degree to the vertical . at the top of its trajectory the object broke into two equal pieces.one piece fell vertically downward .where would the other piece fall?(g=10m/s^2)
*February 11, 2012 by ashely*

**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*

**Pre Algebra**

A wooden railing is 82 feet long. It is to be divided into 4 pieces. Three pieces will be the same length, and the fourth piece will be 2 feet longer than each of the other three. Find the length of each piece.
*February 18, 2013 by Ruth*

**math **

If i have a piece of pipe that is half a yard long and it's divided into 5 pieces what is the length of each piece in yards?
*February 13, 2013 by joshua*

**math measurement**

Jane has two pieces of ribbon.One piece is 10cm longer than the other.the total of the two pieces is 40cm.how long is the shorter piece?
*October 26, 2014 by ella mae diaz*

**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*

**5th grade math**

Derek is building a bird feeder to sell at a crafts fair. He is using a board that is 4 feet long. He will cut one piece that is 2 feet long for the base. Then he will use the rest of the board and cut it into two pieces of equal length for the sides. If he puts the and one of...
*December 8, 2013 by Stephon*

**Physics**

A cannon shoots a shell straight up. It reaches its maximum height, 837 feet, and splits into two pieces, one weighing 2 lb and the other 5 lb. The two pieces are observed to strike the ground simultaneously. The 5 lb piece hits the ground 1,564 feet away from the explosion (...
*March 29, 2008 by Charlie*

**Physics**

I understand the basics of the center of mass, but I'm having a hard time with this wire one: "A uniform piece of wire, 20 cm long, is bent in the center to give it an L-shape. How far from the bend is the center of mass?" If you could help that'd be great. Thank you!
*November 22, 2010 by Trisha*

**math**

Rachel cut a length of rope 4 1/3 meters into two pieces. The length of one piece of rope is 2 1/2 meters. What is the length of the second piece of rope. Please answer and explain.
*April 3, 2013 by Anonymous*

**math**

a 50 foot length of rope was cut into two pieces. the first piece is 5 feet more than twice the second. what are the lengths of the two pieces of rope?
*May 6, 2013 by alondra*

**math**

Sheila is going to divide a 36-inch piece of ribbon into 5 equal pieces.She says each piece will be 7 inches long.whats the error?
*November 12, 2013 by bob*

**math 5th**

Jenna had 24.5 yards of lace. She cut it into pieces of equal length between 2 and 4 yards long. The pieces are multiples of 0.5 yard in length. How long is each piece? How many pieces does she have? Thank you,have a nice weekend.
*October 30, 2009 by Please Please Help *

**physics**

An object was launched with a velocity of 20 ms−1 at an angle of 45° to the vertical. At the top of its trajectory the object broke into two equal pieces. One piece fell vertically downwards. Where would the other piece fall? (Take g = 10 ms−2) (
*March 15, 2012 by swapnali*

**physics**

An object was launched with a velocity of 20 ms−1 at an angle of 45° to the vertical. At the top of its trajectory the object broke into two equal pieces. One piece fell vertically downwards. Where would the other piece fall? (Take g = 10 ms−2)
*March 16, 2012 by swapnali*

**physics**

An object was launched with a velocity of 20 ms−1 at an angle of 45° to the vertical. At the top of its trajectory the object broke into two equal pieces. One piece fell vertically downwards. Where would the other piece fall? (Take g = 10 ms−2)
*March 20, 2012 by swapnali*

**Physics**

When a metal pipe is cut into two pieces, the lowest resonance frequency in one piece is 244Hz and that for the other is 454Hz. What resonant frequency would have been produced by the original length of pipe? (Assume the speed of sound in air is 345 m/s) b). How long was the ...
*November 30, 2012 by Ann*

**algebra, math**

A piece of wood that is 9 feet long is cut in half legthwise. Each half is then cut legthwise into six congruent pieces. What is the length of each of the twelve small pieces of wood? Show your work.
*March 21, 2013 by syram*

**algebra**

The length of a piece of fabric is 8y yards. Landon cuts 7 yards from it to make some cushion covers. He then cuts another 3y yards to make a curtain. The remaining material is cut into 4 equal pieces. How long is each piece?
*March 11, 2013 by TB *

**Math **

A piece of wire 64 cm long is bent to form a rhombus.What is the length of each side of the rhombus
*April 16, 2013 by Angela*

**Maths**

A drinking straw of length 21cm is cut into 3 pieces the length of the first piece is x cm the second piece is 3 cm shorter than the first piece the third is twice as long as the first piece state term of x to represent the sum of of the length {2} write an expression in the ...
*August 18, 2012 by RAHEIM*

**math**

Len is baking a square cake for his friend wedding. When served to the guests, the cake will be cut into square pieces 1 inch on the side. The cake should be large enough so that 121 guests get one piece. How long should each side of the cake be?
*September 14, 2013 by Sophia*

**math**

A piece of wire of length 240 cm is bent into the shape of trapezium where the eqtn is = 13x+13x+y+y+24x. Find the value of x and y for which A is maximum, hence find the maximum area. a. express y in term of x b. show that the area A cm^2 enclosed by the wire is given by ...
*July 29, 2011 by Yuni*

**(aig)math(Ms.Sue)**

a string 28 yards long is cut into 10 equal pieces.what is the length of each piece?write your answer as a fraction and as a decimal.
*April 9, 2012 by lidia*

**Math **

A piece of paper is cut into 25 equal parts that are similar in shape to the original. what is the perimeter of one of the small pieces divided by the perimeter of the original piece of paper?
*July 23, 2012 by Sarah*

**math**

a 32in board is to be cut into 3 peices so that the second board is twice as long as the first piece and the third is to be 5 times longer than the first piece. if x represents the length of the first peice, find the length of all three pieces.
*September 23, 2010 by sarah*

**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, ...
*May 9, 2010 by Kristi*

**Math**

Benita has 3 ropes measuring 54 centimeters, 108 centimeters and 189 centimeters. She cuts all of them into equal pieces. The length of each piece is the longest possible length she can cut. What is the length of each piece of cut rope? How many pieces of rope does Benita get?
*October 22, 2013 by Tam*

**math**

Alog is cut into four pieces in 12 seconds. At the same rate, how long would it take to cut the log into five pieces? Hint the answer is not 15!
*December 3, 2009 by kathy*

**Physics**

A 6.2 kg model rocket is traveling horizontally and due south with a speed of 20.3 m/s when it explodes into two pieces. The velocity of one piece, with a mass of 1.6 kg, is v1 = (-12 m/s)i + (30 m/s)j + (15 m/s)k, with i pointing due east, j pointing due north, and k pointing...
*February 24, 2014 by Nat*

**word problems math**

Laura wants to cut a board into three equal pieces. The board is 5-8 feet long. How long will each piece be?
*September 27, 2012 by Aaliyah*

**math**

a piece of wire is 0.75m long how many pieces of wire 0.5m long, can be cut from it? What is the remaining lenght
*January 6, 2015 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

When a metal pipe is cut into two pieces, the lowest resonance frequency in one piece is 244Hz and that for the other is 454Hz. What resonant frequency would have been produced by the original length of pipe? (Assume the speed of sound in air is 345 m/s) ^ I already got the ...
*December 2, 2012 by Laura*

**physics**

When a metal pipe (open at both ends) is cut into two pieces, the lowest resonance frequency in one piece is 273 Hz and that for the other is 401 Hz. What resonant frequency would have been produced by the original length of pipe?
*December 8, 2009 by Anonymous*

**physics**

a cherry boob explodes into three pieces of equal mass.one of the piece has an initial velocity of 10 m/sx.another piece has an initial velocity of 6.0 m/s x-3.0 m/s y.what is the velocityof the third piece
*March 26, 2012 by Anonymous*

**math**

If a board 4 ft.X 8 ft. was cut into 50 pieces, what size would each piece be?
*August 16, 2012 by Jan*

**math **

Darion needs 20 pieces of string 3/8 inch in length .He cut a 4 7/8 inch piece of string into pieces that are 3/8 of a inch long each. How many more pieces of string does he need?
*November 16, 2014 by Matthew*

**Physics**

A missile is shot straight up into the air. At the peak of its trajectory, it breaks up into three pieces of equal mass, all of which move horizontally away from the point of the explosion. one piece travels in a horizontal direction of 28degrees east of north with a speed of ...
*October 13, 2011 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A length of wire carrying a current i and bent into a circular coil of one turn.The same length of wire has been out to give a coil of 5 turns, each of 1\5 the original radius.If Ba and Bb are the magnitudes of the magnetic fields at the centers of the two coils, what is the ...
*June 16, 2011 by hassan*

**algebra 1**

A piece of lumber which is 55 inches long is cut into two parts such that 2 times the larger part will be 12 more than 5 times the smaller part. How long are each of the pieces of lumber?
*November 22, 2011 by carole*

**Meters**

Vincent has cut three pieces of rope to complete a science project. Two pieces are of equal length. The third piece is one-quarter the length of each rope of the others. He cut the three pieces from a rope 54 meters long with any rope left over. Fine the answer of meters in ...
*February 3, 2010 by Camile*

**5th grade math**

Julian wants to put a border around two sides of his rectangular shaped garden. he has a 12 foot piece of lumber that will be cut into 1/3 foot pieces. how many 1/3 foot pieces can Julian cut from the lumber? 12 divided by 1/3
*January 13, 2015 by Joe*

**Math **

Steven bought a piece of meat and cut it into three pieces. The mass of the first piece of meat was 5/8 of the mass of the second piece of meat. The mass of the second piece of meat was 4/7 of the mass of the third piece of meat. a. Find the ratio of the mass of the first ...
*September 11, 2012 by Dottie*

**algebra**

a 28 ft rope is cut into 2 pieces. one is 3 feet longer than the other. how long are the pieces?
*October 4, 2010 by mike*

**Science**

If a beam of blue light was shone through a glass prism, you would expect to see A. The beam pass straight through, unaltered B. The beam bent and split into a spectrum of colors C. The beam bent, but continue as a blue beam Or D. The beam absorbed and turned into heat
*September 26, 2012 by Dave*

**physics**

a particle of mass 5m moving with speed v, explodes and splits into two pieces with masses of 2m and 3m. The lighter piece continues to move in the original direction with speed v relative to the heavier piece. What is the speed of the lighter piece
*May 27, 2012 by cynthia-joice*

**Operations with Fractions**

Darion needs 20 pieces of string 3/8 inch in length. He cut a 4 7/8 inch piece of string into pieces that are 3/8 of an inch long each. How many more pieces of string of string does he need?
*November 15, 2014 by Matthew*

**Physics - momentum**

a 1.20 kg gernade at rest on a smooth surface explodes into three pieces. one piece 0.50 kg travels horizontally north at 3.0 m/s and a 0.30 kg fragment travels horizoltally to the southwest at 4.0 m/s. assuming the third piece is also ejected along the horizontal plane, the ...
*June 24, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Math**

The length of a rectangular board is 10 cm longer than its width. The width of the board is 26 cm. the board is cut into 9 equal pieces. What is the area of each piece? What are the possible dimensions of each piece?
*October 1, 2014 by Tanner*

**Typing**

If you cut a letter-sized document into 4 equal pieces (4-up), what are the dimensions of each piece?
*March 14, 2011 by Alex*

**math**

A log is cut into 4 pieces in 12 seconds. At the same rate how long would it take to cut the log into 5 pieces? HINT: the answer is not 15
*December 2, 2008 by Dezy*

**Help math**

a ribbon measuring (v+4) feet in length was cut into two pieces in the ratio 3:7. What was the length of the longer piece? answer
*December 4, 2014 by Kayla *

**maths**

An iron rod when cut into pieces each of 30 cm length, a piece of 7 cm is left out. However, if each piece is of 28 cm length, a piece of 5 cm is left out. What is the length of the shortest such rod?
*March 26, 2013 by chandana*

**maths**

four ribbons measuring 4m,18m,22m and 26m respectively are to be cut into piece of equal length. 1)find the least no. of piece tat can be obtained? 2)what is the length of each piece?
*April 17, 2015 by megha*

**Math**

If you cut 50m of rope into three pieces in the ratio of 5: 8: 7. What was the length of the shortest piece
*November 11, 2014 by Anonymous*

**English**

Posted by rfvv on Monday, October 4, 2010 at 2:24am. 1. Cut long rice cake into 4-5 cm pieces. (How do you read '4-5 cm'?) 1-1. four to five centimeter 1-2. four and five centimeter 1-3 four or five centimeter 1-4 from four to five centimeter (Which one is right? Do we have to...
*October 4, 2010 by rfvv*

**Mathematics**

A piece of string can be cut into equal lengths of 20cm, 24cm or 30cm long. find the length of the shortest piece of string for which this is possible. PLEASE SHOW WORKING
*September 30, 2009 by Ashley*

**physics**

An object at rest explodes into three pieces of equal mass.One moves east at 20.0 m/s,a second moves southeast at 30.0 m/s. What is the velocity of the third piece? The vector sum of the momenta of the three pieces must be zero, since it was zero to begin with. The two pieces ...
*September 23, 2006 by miss sixty*

**physics**

please check these for me: What is the wavelength of microwaves of 3.0*10^9 Hz frequency? a. 0.050m b. 0.060m c. 0.10 m d. 0.20 m C If a light ray strikes a flat mirror at an angle of 30deg from the normal, the ray will be reflected at an angle of a. 30deg from the mirror's ...
*March 12, 2009 by physics*

**math**

Tomas needs to cut a piece of wood for a model airplane he is building. He has four pieces of wood: 5 feet, 4 feet, 6 feet, and 3 feet long. If the length of wood he needs to cut is 11 square root feet long, which piece of wood should he cut to have the least amount of unused ...
*December 12, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A cannon shoots a shell straight up. It reaches its maximum height, 1,051 feet, and splits into two pieces, one weighing 2 lb and the other 4 lb. The two pieces are observed to strike the ground simultaneously. The 4 lb piece hist the ground 1,608 feet away from the explosion...
*March 29, 2008 by Charlie*

**Physics**

A cannon shoots a shell straight up. It reaches its maximum height, 1,051 feet, and splits into two pieces, one weighing 2 lb and the other 4 lb. The two pieces are observed to strike the ground simultaneously. The 4 lb piece hist the ground 1,608 feet away from the explosion...
*March 29, 2008 by Charlie*

**Algebra**

Erin has three more dimes than nickles and twice as many quarters as dimes. she has a total of $5.05 How many of each type of coin does Erin have 5.05= 2q-d-3d-n 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 ...
*March 5, 2014 by Chelsey*