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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
a ribbon is 3 2/3 yards long. Mae needs to cut the ribbon into pieces that are 2/3 yard long. use the model to find the number of pieces she can cut. Please help answer. thanks.
September 29, 2014 by stephie
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
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
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
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
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
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
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