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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
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

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

calculus
A wire 360cm is cut into two pieces.One piece is formed into a square and the other is formed into a circle.If two figures have the same area,what are the two lenghts of two pieces of wire( to the nearest hundreth of centimeter?,show all the necessary working clearly.
November 10, 2014 by Mandla

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

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

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
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

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

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

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
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

math
tony cut 2 ft 7 1/2 in. length from 8 in long board. what is the remaining length of the board.
March 8, 2013 by David

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
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
1. A strip of wood 78 inches long is to be cut into pieces 3 3/4 inches long. How many pieces can be cut? A. 12 B. 26 C. 20 D. 21 C?
October 4, 2014 by Sarah

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

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

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

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

COLLEGE ALGEBRA
a board is 15 5/8 in. long . If it must be divided into three pieces of equal length , how long must each piece be ?
June 14, 2012 by RHEA

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
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

Math
A board is 6 3/4 feet long.If 2/3 of the board is cut off, what is the length of the piece that is cut off.
February 5, 2014 by Nicole

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

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 wire 12 m long is cut into 2 pieces. One piece is bent into the shape of an equilateral triangle and the other into a 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 14, 2014 by Amber

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

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

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

geometry
A segment 12" long is divided into two segments having lengths in the ratio of 2:3. Find the length of each segment. (Hint: Let 2x and 3x represent the length of the parts.) x = ? segment 1 = (2x) = ? inches segment 2 = (3x) = ? inches
March 9, 2011 by terri

statistic
One operation of a mill is to cut pieces of steel into parts that will later be used as the frame for front seats in an automobile. The steel is cut with a diamond saw and requires the resulting parts to be within 0.005 inch of the length specified by the automobile company. ...
January 12, 2012 by Anonymous

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

Algebra
Write the other number or expression in terms of the given variable. A 3 foot board is cut into two pieces. If one piece measures x write the expression for the length of the other piece. Ok now I know the first term is 2x correct? where do I go from here?
May 7, 2014 by Christopher

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

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

geometry
what is the shortest length of string that can be cut into all 5cm lengths, all 8cm lengths or all 10cm lengths?
February 9, 2011 by Anonymous

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

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

math
a ribbon is 45 cm long is cut into 2 pieces one piece is 4 times longer then the other find the length in cm of both ribbons
February 11, 2013 by chris

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

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

math
A few pieces of cloth, each of length 4 m 25 cm, are cut from a 170 m long cloth piece such that no cloth is left. How many pieces are cut from the long piece of cloth?
July 15, 2014 by angela

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
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

(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
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

Math
how many pieces of wood measuring 12-inch by 13-inch can be cut from 48-inch by 72-inch piece of wood
October 8, 2014 by Denise

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

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
Kate cut a 100-foot rope into two pieces. One piece was 5 feet longer than 4 times the length of the other. Find the length of each piece.
August 26, 2010 by Jacob

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

calculus
A 100 inch piece of string is cut into 3 pieces. One piece forms a circle, one forms a square and 1 forms an equilateral triangle. If the perimeter of the triangle is equal in length to the perimeter of the square how long should each piece of string be to minimize the total ...
November 19, 2012 by Dan

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

Maths
almudena has cut three quarters of a rope to 3 m in length and daniel has cut 3 / 5 of another of 4 m. ? which of the two pieces are longer
September 9, 2010 by Blair

Geometry
If the length of the sides of two similar triangles are in the ratio 3:4, what is the ratio of the lengths of a pair of corresponding altitudes? What is the ratio of their perimeter?
April 28, 2012 by CJ

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

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

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

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

Physical Science
If a cube of Jello is cut into two pieces, what property of the pieces did not change?
February 17, 2010 by Tamika

Math
Nan wants to measure the length of board. Which of the following units would be the most precise? A. inch B. foot C. 1/16 inch D. 1/8 inch
February 24, 2013 by Anonymous

Math
You bake brownies in a 9-by15-inch pan. If you cut the brownies into servings 3 inch by 3 inch., how many squares will I have?
May 9, 2013 by Bre

algebra
how many pieces of wood each 7 1/2 inches long can be cut from a board that is 45 inches long?
April 19, 2013 by milton

math
a wire 36 meter long is cut into two pieces. each piece is bent to form a rectangle which is 1 cm longer than its width. How long should each piece be to minimize the sum of the areas of the two rectangle?
November 7, 2013 by joemarie

science
if you cut the marble into two equal pieces, what will be the density , mass and volume of one of those pieces.
September 21, 2008 by Ashlee

algebra
use guess and check to solve the following problem. Write your solution as a sentence. A cable 84 meters long is cut into two pieces so that one piece is 18 meters longer than the other. Find the length of each piece of cable.
September 17, 2009 by mike

alegbra
A 49 foot pipe is cut into two pieces. If one piece has a length of y feet, what is the length, in feet, of the other piece?
August 18, 2011 by danielle

math
if you have a piece of string 11 ft. long and you cut it into 15 equal pieces how long will each piece be?
February 13, 2012 by Madison

Physics
Two plus lenses have focal lengths in the ratio 3:1. When placed together in close contact the focal length of the combination is +8.33cm. What are the focal lengths of the two lenses?
November 4, 2013 by Nikki

math
I have a pizza that measures 36 by 21 that needs to cut into equal pieces with no left overs. What is the length of longest side?
December 16, 2013 by mari

Math
If you have 8 yards of twine and you cut the twine into 3/4 pieces each . How many pieces can you cut?
January 23, 2013 by Ron

math
Carman wants to cut 3/4 inch peices from 62 long inch wire. How many 3/4 inch peices will she have?
October 30, 2012 by Bob

math
There are three pieces of rope with the lengths 15 1/3feet, 20 1/2 feet, and 30 3/4 feet. A) how many yards in all? B) If thery were all cut into 3 feet pieces how many would you get and how did you determine this answer C) How much rope is left? How was that determined
October 13, 2012 by b6

MAT 115
I need help with the following question. I tried it, but I don't think I am right. I got 11 1/15 for an answer. I am really confused. Please show me how you did it. Evette has 41 1/2ft of string. She wants to cut it into pieces 3 3/4ft long. How many pieces of string will she ...
October 27, 2010 by G

math
The number of washers 3/32 inch thick that can be cut from a piece of stock 25 1/2 inches long, allowing 1/16 inch for waste for each cut is a. 160 b. 163 c. 260 d. 272 e. 408 please answer and explain
April 13, 2014 by thomas

math
jenna has two lengths of ribbon, one 24 inches one 36 inches. she want to cut the ribbon inot equal lengths and not have any left over. what lengths can she cut the ribbon?
December 12, 2013 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
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
The number of washers 3/32 inch thick that can be cut from a piece of stock 25 1/2 inches long, allowing 1/16 inch for waste for each cut is (A) 160 (B) 163 (C) 260 (D) 272 (E) 408 not just answer, please tell me how to do it
August 3, 2013 by vincent

Calc
A 100 inch piece of wire is divided into 2 pieces and each piece is bent into a square. How should this be done in order of minimize the sum of the areas of the 2 squares? a) express the sum of the areas of the squares in terms of the lengths of x and y of the 2 pieces b) what...
November 16, 2010 by katie

Math
Billy has a board that's six and 2/3 feet long. He cuts it into 12 equal pieces. How long is each piece?
April 8, 2013 by Pierre

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

math
a 41 inch ribbon was cut into five shorter ribbons of equal length how long was each shorter ribbon
December 7, 2011 by george

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

trig
A kite is in the shape of a quadrilateral with two pair of congruent adjacent sides. The lengths of two sides are 20.0 inches and the lengths of the other two sides are 35.0 inches. The two shorter sides meet at an angke of 115 degrees. A. Find the length of the diagonal ...
April 21, 2013 by Anonymous

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