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geometry
for that some problem: A board that is 12 feet long must be cut into 2 pieces that have lengths in a ratio of 3 to 2. Find the lengths of the two pieces. arn't you solving two parts because the board was cut in two?
February 27, 2011 by shannon

geometry
a 10-inch-long board is cut into two pieces that have lengths in the ratio 2:7. What is the length of each new piece?
January 6, 2010 by jackie

geometry
A board that is 12 feet long must be cut into 2 pieces that have lengths in a ratio of 3 to 2. Find the lengths of the two pieces.
February 27, 2011 by shannon

geometry
A board that is 19 feet long must be cut into two pieces that have lengths in a ratio of 3 to 2. Find the lengths of the two pieces.
June 7, 2010 by Anonymous

geometry
For that problem: A board that is 12 feet long must be cut into 2 pieces that have lengths in a ratio of 3 to 2. Find the lengths of the two pieces. when answering the question why was it 3/5=x/12? where did the 5 come from?
February 27, 2011 by shannon

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
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

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

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

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

math
if you have a 6 foot long board and it's cut into 4/5 pieces how many pieces can you have a what portion of the board is left over
October 22, 2012 by deanna

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

Math
A 64 inch long board is divided into lengths in the ratio 2:3. What are the two lengths into which the board is divided? Thanks
March 7, 2011 by Shadow

math
a rope is cut into three pieces P,Q and R.the lengths of the pieces are in the ratio 3:5:7.if the is 33 feet and 9 inches long,find the lengths of P,Q, and R
December 11, 2013 by Brianna

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- Geometry
A board 20 feet long is cut into two boards with lengths in ratio of 5 to 2. To the nearest tenth of a foot, how lng is the longer piece of the board?
January 30, 2011 by meghan

math
fifteen-foot board is cut into 2 1/3 foot long pieces for a bookcase. After as many pieces are cut, how long is the remaining piece?
February 25, 2014 by Anonymous

math
you need 5 foot long board into pieces that are 3/4 of a foot long. How many pieces can we cut? what length of the board will be left?
May 17, 2012 by juan

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 156
jack has a cable that is 22.4 ft. long. He wants to cut it into pieces that are 38.4 inches long? how many 38.4 inch pieces will he get from the cable? is it 16 pieces?
December 9, 2009 by Rmz

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 board is 244 inches long, is cut into pieces that are 7 5/8 inches long. How many pieces can be cut?
January 13, 2013 by Debra

Math
Jenna is cutting ribbon to make bows. She has two lengths of ribbon, one 24 inches long and one 36 inches long. She wants to cut the ribbon into equal lengths and not have any ribbon left over> Into what lengths can she cut the ribbon?
October 15, 2013 by Victoria

math
You have one board that is 7/8 foot long. You want two 1/4 foot pieces. How much will be left after you cut the two pieces?
April 10, 2013 by Anonymous

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
Yuri has a board that is 98 in. long. He wishes to cut the board into two pieces so that one piece will be 10 in. longer than the other. What should the length of each be Let the shorter board's length be x. The other will be x+10. x + x + 10 = 98 2x = 88 Solve that for x x+x+...
March 17, 2007 by cheryl

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 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
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

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

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
12 pieces each 13 3/8 inches long need to be cut from a board 16 feet long. How much is left after the 12 pieces are cut? ______ inches I got 31 and was wondering if i was right?
February 17, 2008 by Mike

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

math
Mr. Gray was able to cut twelve 3-foot pieces of wood from a board without wasting any part of the board. What is the largest number of 4-foot pieces of wood Mr. Gray could have cut from the same board? Pls. explain.ty
March 18, 2010 by sam

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 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

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?
November 27, 2012 by Mashiya

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

algebra
a 9 foot board is cut into two pieces .one is 3.5 feet longer than the other. how long is the longer piece?
October 24, 2013 by nick

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

calculus
A car[enter will be building a stained glass jewelry box. The frame of the box is to be built from a 48 inch stripe of metal which will be cut into 12 pieces. The 12 pieces are then soldered to form a rectangular box whose base is twice as long as it is wide. How should the ...
November 6, 2011 by Demetra Mallios

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

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

math
Chris has a 3 1/2 feet long board of wood He cut out 4 pieces that are each 2/3 foot long Find the combined length of the 4 pieces
September 10, 2012 by patreiiyana

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

Algebra
The ratio of the lengths of two pieces of ribbon is 1:3. If 4 ft were cut from each piece, the sum of the new lengths would be 4 ft. How long would each piece be ?
July 30, 2011 by Gaby

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
belinda measured the length of a board. it measured exactly 9 inches. then she cut the board in half. to the nearest inch, how long was each piece of board
October 18, 2012 by mythreyee

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

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

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
jESS WOULD LIKE TO CUT A BOARD THAT WAS 50 INCHES LONG INTO 2 PIECES ONE OF WHICH IS 16 INCHES LONGER THATN THE OTHER. HOW LONG IS EACH PIECE.
January 4, 2012 by raymond

Math
lisa cut a log into 4 pieces in 6 minutes. she then cut a smaller log into 8 pieces. how long should the job have taken if she worked at the same rate she had worked when cutting the first log? show all work and prove your answer.
October 31, 2010 by DIana

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

math
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

math
A 270 in pipe is cut into twp pieces. One piece is twice eight time the length of the other. Find the lengths of the pieces.
October 6, 2010 by Daniel

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

8th grade math
It takes Bob five minutes to saw a board into three pieces. How long would it take him to saw a board into nine pieces? HINT: The answer is NOT fifteen minutes.
November 9, 2011 by Anonymous

dma040
42inch board is cut into 3peices. Peice 2 is twice as long as the 1st & 3rd peice. Peice 3 is three times as long as peice 1. What are the lengths of all 3 peices? Pc 1 Pc 2 Pc 3
September 16, 2013 by Anonymous

Related rates
A piece of wire 10 feet long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into the shape of a circle and the other into the shape of the square. How should the wire be cut so that the combined area of the two figures is as small as possible?
May 20, 2012 by :)

Math
Sam needs to cut a piece of sheet metal into 8 pieces. All the cuts are made in the same direction. It takes him 5 minutes to make each cut. How many cuts will Sam make? How would making a table help you find the number of minutes it took Sam to cut the sheet metal into 8 ...
February 14, 2013 by Julie

Maths
The game Slice is played using a mn rectangular piece of paper as a board. Players alternate turns, on each turn they choose a rectangle and cut it into two rectangles, each with integer side lengths. The last player who is able to cut a rectangle is the winner. If 1≤m...
June 4, 2013 by Mathslover

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

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

math
63 inch pipe is cut in to two pieces. one piece is two times the length of the other. what is the length of the two pieces.
July 22, 2013 by angi

math
if a board is 5\8 feet long and you want to cut it in 3 equal pieces, how long will each piece be?
April 3, 2013 by andrew smith

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
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.
September 19, 2012 by Kimberli

Math
Two friends cut a large candy bar into equal pieces Harriet ate 1/4 of the pieces nisha ate 1/2 of the remaining pieces 6 pieces were left over how many pieces was the candy bar originally divided into
February 26, 2014 by Shannon

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

northwest
how many 2 1/4 inch pieces can be cut from 6 foot long tape?
September 23, 2012 by kim

Math
What would be an expression that can be used to show how many lengths of 5/8 inch lengths of string can be cut from a 15 inch length of string
November 18, 2010 by Joe

Geometry and combiantorics.
The game Slice is played using a mn rectangular piece of paper as a board. Players alternate turns, on each turn they choose a rectangle and cut it into two rectangles, each with integer side lengths. The last player who is able to cut a rectangle is the winner. If 1≤m...
June 3, 2013 by wait up

math
when a large cake is cut into pieces that each weigh 3 ounces, it yields 110 pieces. how many pieces would the cake yield if it were cut into 2 ounce piece instead?
July 21, 2013 by anon

math
if you have 6yds of ribbon, want to cut into 1/2 foot pieces, how many pieces can she cut?
August 23, 2011 by charlton

reading
what does it means when it says: Fold the two sheets of construction paper in half lengthwise. Crease them well and put three staples across the top. You will have four pages. Cut the second, third and fourth pages into three equal pieces about a half-inch from the top of ...
August 17, 2012 by Celest

Math
How many 6 inch pieces can you cut from a spool of ribbon that is 10 yards long?
April 4, 2013 by Drew

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

maths
Christopher has cut three pieces of string to three kites.two pieces are equal length. rhw third pieces is one half of the lenght of each of the others. he cut out the three pieces from a roll of string 70 meters long without any String left over.Find the number of meters of ...
February 5, 2012 by tanya

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

math
Moulding comes in four different lengths. Jesse needs to cut four pieces of moulding, each 3 and 7 tenths feet long, from one board. Which length should he buy? 8 feet, 10 feet, 12 feet, or 14 feet?
September 18, 2011 by alissa

Word problem math
Word problem. You cut a 2 m long board into 2 pieces . One piece is 10 cm shorter than the other. How long are each boards.? I got. 1 pc at 80!cm. the other 1pc at 100 cm Is this right ?
October 14, 2012 by Marco

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

math
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
a rope was cut in 7 equal pieces of 1/2 a piece measures 3 inch. how many inch was the rope before it was cut
February 5, 2013 by aaron

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

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

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

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

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

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
Divide: How many 3/4 inch pieces can be cut from a 36 inch piece of wood? _______
February 11, 2008 by Mike

Math
If you cut 4 inch by 6 inch rectangular piece of glass from a 2 feet by 4 feet sheet of glass what would be the largest number of pieces you could cut
September 10, 2013 by Traynasia

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

Calculus
A wire 4 meters long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into a square for a frame for a stained glass ornament, while the other piece is bent into a circle for a TV antenna. To reduce storage space, where should the wire be cut to minimize the total area of both figures...
November 14, 2012 by Bob

Math
I can't to get this problem. Perform the indicated operation 11 -6/7 -7 Can someone help me??? It's easier to perform the 11-7 first. 11-7 is 4. Now, take 4 of something. Cut one of them up into 7 pieces and take away 6 of the 7 pieces. What are you left with? Matt It's easier...
May 12, 2007 by Norma

math
two pieces of metal each are cut into tenths. how many pieces will there be?
April 16, 2013 by nissa

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

science
If a cube of Jello is cut into two pieces, what property of the pieces did not change?
November 7, 2009 by Duane

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