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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
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 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

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 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

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
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

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- 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

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

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

math
I have a 15ft board I need to cut into 2 1/8 inch pieces how many can I cut
September 17, 2014 by julia

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
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
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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

math
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

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

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

Geometry
a carpender is cutting a wooden dowl that is 72 cm long. she wants to cut it into 2 pieces so the 1 piece is 5 times as long as the other. what are the lengths of the 2 pieces?
August 18, 2014 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
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
if it takes 40 seconds to cut a 10-inch by 10 inch square cake into 2 inch by 2 inch pieces, how many seconds will it take to cut a 12 inch by 12 inch square cake into 2 inch by 2 inch pieces
September 10, 2014 by Malerie

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

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

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

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

math
A 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

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

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

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

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
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

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
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

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
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

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
Chris cuts a 3 1/2 feet long board of wood. He cuts out 4 pieces that are each 2/3 foot long. Find the combined length of the 4 pieces? Find the length of the remIng board after chris gets his 4 pieces
January 17, 2013 by Zach

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
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

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

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

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

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

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
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

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

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
A 33-foot-long speaker wire is to be cut into three pieces. One piece is to be 11 feet long. Of the remaining pieces, one must be 2 feet less than 3 times the length of the other. Find the length of the shorter piece
April 16, 2013 by t

algebra, 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

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

MATHS
Paul has 3 pieces of rope of length 36cm,40cm,and 48cm respectively. He needs to select 2 out of the 3 pieces and cut them into smaller pieces of equal length. What is the greatest possible length of each smaller piece if there is to be no wastage?
April 2, 2012 by ssssss

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

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

Algebraic Polynomials
I don't know where to go about creating a polynomial equations for the following problem: A piece of wire 52 in. long is cut into two pieces, and then each piece is formed into a square. If the sum of the areas of the two squares is 97 in.^2, how long are the pieces of wire? ...
March 28, 2012 by Anonymous

Calculus
A 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
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
a 45 inch rope is cut into 3 pieces. the first piece of rope is 3 inches longer than the other pieces of rope. what is the length of the longest piece of rope.
October 3, 2012 by Arthur

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

Probability
A single dot is placed on a very long length of yarn at the textile mill. The yarn is then cut into pieces. The lengths of the different pieces are independent, and the length of each piece is distributed according to the same PDF fX(x). Let R be the length of the piece that ...
May 1, 2014 by A

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

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

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

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

algebra
a scarf was cut into 6 pieces, each with a length greater than 5 inches. How long could the original scarf have been?
February 9, 2014 by eddie

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

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 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

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
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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