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December 21, 2014

December 21, 2014

Number of results: 123,361

**algebra**

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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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 m×n 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*

**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 *

**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*

**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**

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*

**Geometry and combiantorics.**

The game Slice is played using a m×n 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*

**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*

**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*

**northwest**

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

**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*

**7th grade math**

Can you check these? 3. Simplify (56/8+3)*2-1 = (7+3)*2-1 = 10*2-1 = 20-1 = 19 9. A spool of lanyard is 21 yards long. If it is cut into pieces that are each 1.75 yards long, how many pieces of lanyard will there be? Ans:21/1.75 = 12 pieces 12. (3/5)x - 10 = 1/6 Ans: (3/5)x = ...
*December 15, 2014 by Alexis*

**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*

**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*

**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**

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*

**7th grade math**

Can you check these? 3. Simplify (56/8+3)*2-1 Ans = (7+3)*2-1 = 10*2-1 = 20-1 = 19 9. A spool of lanyard is 21 yards long. If it is cut into pieces that are each 1.75 yards long, how many pieces of lanyard will there be? Ans:21/1.75 = 12 pieces 12. (3/5)x - 10 = 1/6 Ans: (3/5)...
*December 14, 2014 by Alexis*

**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*

**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**

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*

**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**

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 **

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**

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**

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**

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**

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*

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