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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

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

Algebra
A 180-m wire is cut into three pieces. The third piece is 20 m longer than the first. The second is two thirds as long as the first. How long is each piece?
April 10, 2013 by Scarlett

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

math
the maximum number of pieces into which a pizza can be cut by making 6 cuts. Answer is from 1-31. The formula calculating the maximum pieces cut from a circle is: c*(c+1)/2 + 1, where c is the number of cuts. See math,hws,edu/~mitchell/Math135F05/Day18,pdf dots instead of ...
October 25, 2006 by christina

3rd grade math
suppose she cut the cake into 8 equal size pieces and 6 people at all the pieces. Explain how they could have divided the pieces so that everyone ate the same amount of cake. You can show your work in a drawing.
March 27, 2014 by mandie

algebra 1
a 100- foot cable is cut into two pieces.the first piece is 18 ft longer than the second. how long is each piece
January 6, 2011 by julie

MATH
A rope 105 meters long must be cut into pieces that are 2 1/2 meters long. How many pieces of rope are there
May 9, 2011 by Maria

Math
You have a wire that is 35 cm long. You wish to cut it into two pieces. One piece will be bent into the shape of a square. The other piece will be bent into the shape of a circle. Let A represent the total area of the square and the circle. What is the circumference of the ...
August 8, 2010 by ME

math
Juan buys 18 meter of wire. He cuts the wire into pieces of 3 meters long.how many pieces of wire dose he cut?
October 22, 2013 by Desmond

math
you have 6pieces of wood, you have to put them together to make a picture frame two pieces are 8in long,two are 6in long and two are 4in long. Using 4 of the pieces how many rectangle picture frames can you make? Would it be two?
November 14, 2010 by Jill

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

fractions
If I have three pizzas all the same size and one pizza is cut into halves, one is cut into fourths, and one is cut into sixths. All together I have twelve pieces of pizza. If I eat four did I eat 4/12 of the pizza?
February 12, 2011 by friendly fractions

college algebra
how do you slove this problem a rope is 72 feet long is cut into two pieces the longer piece is 3 feet than twice the shorter piece. How long is each piece ???
February 10, 2011 by phila

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

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

calculus
A five feet piece of wire is cut into two pieces. One Piece is bent into a square and the other is bent into an equilateral triangle. Where should the wire be cut so that the total area enclosed by both is minimum.
November 14, 2012 by Kyle

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
Ms. Lynn is cutting a piece of bulletin board paper into strips. What size pieces should she cut so that she has the fewest number of strips?
May 23, 2014 by cheyenne

math
Russell has a pipe that is 150inches long. It must be cut into 3 1/8 inch segments for a project. How many segments will he have?
October 31, 2012 by Jessica

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

Algebra 1
using a constant rate, you can saw a log into 3 pieces in 12 minutes. At the sam constant rate, how long will it take you to cut a siliar log (if the same size) into 6 pieces? would you do a rate formula or what? I'm really stuck on this one!
May 20, 2008 by Libby

Geometry
I have a pizza. The radius is 10 inches long. The pizza was cut into 16 equal slices. When 1 slice was left, my sister and I both wanted it, so we agreed to cut it in half, but I like the crust more than she does, so we decided to cut it the "other way." In other words, the ...
June 16, 2010 by Kathy

Geometry
I have a pizza. The radius is 10 inches long. The pizza was cut into 16 equal slices. When 1 slice was left, my sister and I both wanted it, so we agreed to cut it in half, but I like the crust more than she does, so we decided to cut it the "other way." In other words, the ...
June 29, 2010 by Kathy

Geometry
I have a pizza. The radius is 10 inches long. The pizza was cut into 16 equal slices. When 1 slice was left, my sister and I both wanted it, so we agreed to cut it in half, but I like the crust more than she does, so we decided to cut it the "other way." In other words, the ...
June 30, 2010 by Kathy

science
suppose a cube of jell-o is cut into two pieces. What property stays the same when comparing the original piece with one of the new pieces? a. density b. mass c. volume d. surface area
February 13, 2009 by Lorena

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

algebra 1
A piece of lumber which is 55 inches long is cut into two parts such that 2 times the larger part will be 12 more than 5 times the smaller part. How long are each of the pieces of lumber?
November 22, 2011 by carole

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
it takes Lucy 7 minues to cut a 20 yard by 1-yard roll of fabric into 14 equal pieces. How many minutes would it ake her to cut the fabric into 25 equal pieces?
February 12, 2012 by Denise

math
The carpenter bought a 16 foot board. He cut off three pieces: 3 feet 4 inches, 2 feet 10 inches, and 6 feet 8 inches. How much board does he have left?
January 6, 2013 by Anonymous

calculus
A piece of wire 18 m long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into a square and the other is bent into a circle. (a) How much wire should be used for the square in order to maximize the total area?
November 3, 2013 by Anonymous

Pre Cal
a piece of wire 5 inches long is to be cut into two pieces. One piece is x inches long and is to be bent into the shape of a square. the other piece is to be bent into the shape of a circle. Find an expression for the total area made up by the square and the circle as a ...
July 24, 2011 by Ashley

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 much of the wire should go to the square to minimize the total area enclosed by both figures?
November 18, 2013 by Sckricks

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

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

math
the rope James bought with his camping gear is 54 inches long. james needs to cut shorter pieces of rope that are 18 inches long. what are the possible number of pieces james can cut?
February 22, 2011 by Jay

Algebra
A box with a lid is to be cut out of a 12 inch by 24 inch sheet of thin cardboard by cutting out six x-inch squares and folding them. What are the dimensions to two decimal places of all possible boxes that will have a volume of 100 cubic inches?
January 15, 2013 by Anna

math
how many 2 inch pieces can be cut from a 10 foot bar
October 10, 2012 by ali

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

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
If I have two mowers that travel at a rate of 250 ft per minute and one has a 48 inch cut and the other is a [blank] cut. How much faster could I cut a yard that is 200 foot by 300 foot with the larger mower.
February 13, 2011 by Crystina

Math
A man is cutting a board that is 6 3/4 ft into pieces that are 8 inches each.He will make as many as 8 inch boards as he can.How much wood will be remaining from the original piece when the man finishes cutting?
April 10, 2013 by Praphul

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

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 problem
A piece of wire 24 cm long is cut into two pieces and each piece is bent to form a square . Find the lenght of each piece of wire in order to maximize the sum of the area of the two squares?
March 21, 2013 by mark

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 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

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
Len is baking a square cake for his friend wedding. When served to the guests, the cake will be cut into square pieces 1 inch on the side. The cake should be large enough so that 121 guests get one piece. How long should each side of the cake be?
September 14, 2013 by Sophia

math
there are 5 loaves of bread each loaf will be cut into pieces of 1/4 loaf. how many pieces will we have?
February 6, 2014 by Delia

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 ribbon 3/4 yard long is cut into 9 equal pieces. How long is each piece in feet?
January 9, 2013 by jalyne

math
taylor baked a cake to serve after dinner. suppose she cut the cake into 8 equal size pieces and 6 people ate all the pieces. explain how they could have didided the pieces so that everyone ate the same amount of cake. you may show you work in a drawing.
January 28, 2014 by renan

Crocket
A 143m wire is cut into three pieces. The second is 3m longer than the first. The third is 4/5 as long as the first. How long is each piece?
March 22, 2013 by Sandy

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
Crafts. Evette has 41 1/2ft of string. She wants to cut it into pieces3 3/4 ft long. How many pieces of string will she have? How much string remains, if any?
September 2, 2009 by smmer

algebra
I have a piece of cardboard that is twice as long as it is wide .I f I cut a 1-inch by 1-inch square from each corner and fold up the resulting flaps ,I get a box with a volume of 40 cubic inches.what are the dimensions of the cardboard?
May 7, 2012 by cantu

chapter 14, lesson 5
max cut a pole into 4 equal pieces. then he cut 2 inches off one piece of the pole. then piece left was 4 inches long. how long was the pole to before Max started cutting?
March 19, 2013 by nicole

math
wire is cut into 2 pieces with one piece 14 feet shorter than other.The wire was 66 feet before cut,how long is the the shortest lenght of wire,shoe steps to solve
December 5, 2012 by Anonymous

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

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

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
3 PIZZAS WERE EACH CUT INTO 8 PIECES. TEN OF THE PIECES WERE EATEN FOR LUNCH
May 29, 2011 by sANDRA

albgrea
an artist cuts a 17 ft piecce of wire into two pieces. one piece is 6 ft longer then the other. how long are the pieces?
October 16, 2009 by cody

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

English
My Recipe for Vegetable Juice Ingredients : a carrot, a cabbage, a radish, many mushrooms, leeks, onions, and five pieces of garlic How to make it 1. Put them in water for more than 30 minutes and then wash it clean to get rid of the chemicals on them. 2. Cut them into pieces...
May 2, 2009 by John

math
kevin had a board that was 5 and 1/4 feet long. while making making a fence, he cut a peice 3 and 3/4 feet long from the board. what was the lenth of the peice of board remained?
May 7, 2012 by zac

Math
Sarah was cutting fabric for a quilt. She cut a strip of fabric that was 19 1/8 inches long into 5 equal pieces. When she was finished cutting Sarah had a piece that was 2 1/4 inches long. How long was each piece that she cut for the quilt?
April 21, 2013 by aly

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

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

Math
Olivia cut a wooden board into 3 equal parts. If the board was originally 8 1/4 feet long, how long was each of the 3 parts? A. 1 1/12 feet B. 2 3/4 feet C. 5 1/4 feet D. 9 3/4 feet B The results of a survey indicate that approximately 627,000 people in a state own dogs. Which...
October 9, 2013 by Jerald

Math
What is the least number of square pieces into which a cardboard, 13ft long and 8ft wide can be cut? solution pls...
February 5, 2013 by HELP HELP HELP MNHS

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

math
Gina cut a piece of ribbon into 3 equal pieces. Then she cut 2 inches off one piece to make a piece 3 inches long. How long was Gina's original piece of ribbon?
February 6, 2013 by bianca

math
1. Rachel, Olivia, and Deon make their own pizzas. All three pizzas are the same size. a. Rachel cut her pizza into four equal pieces and ate three pieces. What fraction of the pizza did she eat? b. Olivia cut her pizza into eight equal pieces and ate five pieces. What ...
February 7, 2013 by Anonymous

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

math 7
What is the least number of square pieces into which a cardboard, 13ft long and 8ft wide can be cut? (With solution pls...) tnx...
January 13, 2014 by MNHS_MNHS

MATH Fractions
Taylor baked a cake to serve after dinner. Suppose she cut the cake into 8 equal size pieces and 6 people ate all the pieces. Explain how they could have divided the pieces so that everyone ate the same amount of cake. You make show your work in a drawing. How do you work this...
January 16, 2014 by Camille

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
All faces of a 4-inch cube have been painted. if the cube is cut into 1-inch smaller cubes, how many of them have no paint on all their faces? with solution pls... tnx...
February 5, 2013 by HELP HELP HELP MNHS

math 7
All faces of a 4-inch cube have been painted. If the cube is cut into 1-inch smaller cubes, how many of them have no paint on all their faces? (With solution pls...) tnx
January 13, 2014 by MNHS_MNHS

math 7
All faces of a 4-inch cube have been painted. If the cube is cut into 1-inch smaller cubes, how many of them have no paint on all their faces? (With solution pls...) tnx
January 13, 2014 by MNHS_MNHS

math
4 boards (1 inch X 8inchs X 6feet} and 3 boards (1 inch X 6 inches x 4feet}= how many board feet? 1 board foot =1 inch by 12 inches x 12inches
August 9, 2012 by Sam

Math
Tristen has three 4 foot long boards. He needs to cut pieces that are 13 inches long from the boards. What is the greatest number of boards he can cut?
November 10, 2013 by Tonya

Math
A 384-m wire is cut into three pieces. The second piece is 3 m longer than the first. The third is four-fifths as long as the first. How long is each piece?
November 21, 2010 by Nina

algebra
A 384-m wire is cut into three pieces. The second piece is 3 m longer than the first. The third is four-fifths as long as the first. How long is each piece?
November 21, 2010 by Nina

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 board 55 inches long, and 12, 4 inch balls, how far apart do I space them?
February 21, 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 help
please explain your answer and how you got it.. Samantha had a board that was 6ft. 8in.long.she cut off a piece that was 2 ft.10in.long.how much board does she have left? A.4ft. 10in B.4ft. 2in C.3ft. 2in D.3ft.10in
January 8, 2014 by mathelp124576

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

fraction
maria's pizza is cut into 8 pieces, and jennifer's pizza is cut into 12 pieces. maria eats 6 pieces of her pizza, and Jennifer eats 7 pieces of her pizza. what fraction of pizza shows how much less pizza jennifer ate than maria
February 16, 2011 by Anonymous

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

Mathematics-please help!
A piece of wire 168cm. long is to be cut into two pieces, each to be bent to make a square. The lenght of a side of one square is to be 2cm. greater than the lenght of aside of the other. What is the area of the smaller square? Ans= 80
June 9, 2012 by Jeconiah

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