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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

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

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

math
A 42 inch board that's cut into two pieces. one piece is two times the length than other. Find the length of the two pieces. short and long
December 10, 2014 by sheryl gray

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 25 inch piece of a steel rod is cut into 3 pieces so that the length of the second piece is twice the length of the first piece.The third piece is 1 inch longer than 5 times the length of the first piece.What are the lengths of the pieces
September 22, 2014 by john

math
STRING LENGTHS: You have two pieces of string. One is 27 cm long. The other is 45 cm long. You want to cut each piece of string into smaller pieces of equal length. Each length is to be a whole number of centimeters. List all the possible lengths of the shorter pieces. What is...
October 8, 2014 by Willy Wonka

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

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
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 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

Pre-Cal
A wire 360 inches 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)?
January 12, 2015 by Jake

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

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

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

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

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 42 in board that cut into 2 pieces. One piece is two times the length than others. Find the length of two pieces.Short and long
December 10, 2014 by sheryl gray

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- 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
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

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

math
A wire 360 cm 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 centimeter)? Take the length of the circle to be x cm.
December 26, 2014 by nkululeko

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

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

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

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

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
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

Algebra
99 inch pipe is cut into two pieces. One is two times the length of the other. Find the lengths of the two pieces
November 24, 2014 by Anonymous

math
a 20 metre length of cloth is cut into two pieces in the ratio 1:9. how long is each piece?
October 7, 2014 by billy

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
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 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

math
a piece of ribbon is cut into two shorter pieces in the ratio 2.8 : 1.25 The difference in the length of the shorter pieces is 80.6 cm. What is the length of the original piece?
January 6, 2015 by chris

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

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 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
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
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

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 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 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 board is two thirds yard long cut into six equal pieces how long is each piece
October 15, 2014 by Anonymous

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
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 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
Michael's father broughthim a 16-foot board to cut into 11 equal sizes lengths for his shelves The saw blade that Michael will use to cut the board will change the length of the board by -0.125 inches for each cut. How will this affect the total length of the board?
October 3, 2014 by Joe

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 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
a 132 inch lenght of ribbon is to be cut into 3 pieces the longest piece is to be 39 inches longer than the shortest piece and the third piece is to be half the length of the longest piece find the length of each piece of ribbon
September 17, 2014 by brandy

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
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

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

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 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

integrated math
A 150 yard pipe is cut to provide drainage for two fiekds. If the length of one piece us 3 yards less than twice the length of the second piece, what are the lengths of the two pieces?
November 25, 2014 by mary

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

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 stick 36 cm long is cut into two pieces in the ratio 1:2 how is each piece show the answer
October 28, 2014 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 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 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

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
James has a board that is 3/4 foot long. He wants to cut the board into pieces that's each 1/8 foot long. How many pieces can James cut from the board? My work; 👈--0-----:-----1/4-----:-----1/2-----:-----3/4 |____________|_________|__________| |____________|_________|...
March 3, 2015 by candyce

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

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

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

math
If a 40 m rope is cut into two pieces in the ratio 3:5, how long is each piece? I tried it but I checked it and it was wrong, please help.
October 23, 2014 by Andrew

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
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 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 050
a piece of wire to 2/7 m long to be cut into 6 pieces of the same length what is the length of each piece
February 24, 2015 by lady

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
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 piece of wire 27/32 inches in length is cut into 3 equal pieces . How long is each piece 27/32 , 3/1 =81/32 =27 Is this right
January 27, 2015 by Weslee Clark

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

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

math
A carpenter sawed a piece of wood into 3 pieces. The ratio of the pieces is 1:3:6. The longest piece is 2.5 feet longer than the shortest piece. Find the length of the original piece
February 4, 2014 by llilli

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

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

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
3 wires with lengths of 32 cm, 24 cm and 16 cm are to be cut into pieces with the same length (with no wire left over)What is the greatest possible length of each piece of wire?
October 9, 2014 by colorful

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

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