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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

Math
If you cut 50m of rope into three pieces in the ratio of 5: 8: 7. What was the length of the shortest piece
November 11, 2014 by Anonymous

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
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

algebra
A 120-foot-long rope is cut into 3 pieces. The first piece of rope is twice as long as the second piece of rope. The third piece of rope is three times as long as the second piece of rope. What is the length of the longest piece of rope?
March 30, 2013 by ss

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

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
For their homecoming parade the students of U-Math have created a colorful banner, 53 meters in length, that is made of two pieces of parachute material. The short piece is 19 meters shorter then the long piece. Find the Length of each piece. Length of the long piece = Length ...
May 7, 2014 by Christopher

algebra
a cable is cut into 2 pieces. One piece is twice as long as the other piece. Find the length of each piece of cable
January 24, 2010 by brooke

algebra
A 30ft. cable is cut into 2 pieces. One piece is twice as long as the other piece. Find th length of each piece of the cable.
January 24, 2010 by brooke

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

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
A cylindrical piece of wood of radius 4.2 cm and length 150 cm is cut length rise into two equal pieces. Calculate the surface area of one piece
March 7, 2015 by kudu

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
A stick is cut into three pieces,each having a different length.Each piece(except the shortest)is twice as long as another piece.What fraction of the whole stick is each piece?
October 8, 2014 by haya

geometry
A wire 10 meters ong is to be cut into two pieces. One piece wil be shaped as a square, and the other piece will be shaped as a circle. (piece one is 4x, piece two is 10-4x) a)Express the total area A enclosed by the pieces of wire as a function of the length x of the side of...
November 7, 2011 by chris

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

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

maths
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

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
A reel of electric wire 150 metres long cut into two pieces. One is 40 metres shorter than twice the length of the other. How long is each piece.
July 6, 2015 by PHil

Algebra
A rope 116 inches is cut into three pieces.The middle-sized piece is 10 inches shorter than twice the shortest piece.The longest piece is 5/3 as long as the shortest piece.What is the length of the shortest piece?
November 29, 2012 by Reshanee F

math
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

Maths
A roll of wire is 8m 9cm long. If i cut it off into 9 pieces of equal length, what will be the length of each piece?
February 9, 2015 by Sivesh

MATH
jESS WOULD LIKE TO CUT A BOARD THAT WAS 50 INCHES LONG INTO 2 PIECES ONE OF WHICH IS 16 INCHES LONGER THATN THE OTHER. HOW LONG IS EACH PIECE.
January 4, 2012 by raymond

Math
a ribbon is 40 inches long. we want to cut the ribbon into pieces, each pieces will be 2/3 of an inch. how many pieces will we have ?
July 7, 2015 by Jul

math
A length of string that is 22 feet long is being cut into piece that are 1/3 foot long. How many pieces will there be?
February 24, 2015 by Rod

math
handi divided a board that is 52 inches long into two equal pieces.to find the length of each piece,she used the division expreesion 52 divided by two
November 11, 2014 by gerald

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 algebra
A 120- foot long rope is cut into three pieces the first piece of rope is twice as long as the second piece of rope the third piece of rope is three tines as long as the second piece of rope what is the length of the longest piece of rope?
March 1, 2011 by Anonymous

math
A piece of wooden rod 31 cm long is to be cut into three parts, two of which are to be of equal length. the length of each of the two equal part is 5 cm longer than third part. find their lengths. solution pls.
January 13, 2015 by Taeyeon

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

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

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

MATHS
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

algebra, math
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

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

math
Chris has a 3 1/2 feet long board of wood He cut out 4 pieces that are each 2/3 foot long Find the combined length of the 4 pieces
September 10, 2012 by patreiiyana

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

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

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

Calculus
A piece of wire x cm long is to be cut into two pieces, each to bent to be a square. the length of a side of one square is to be 9 times the length of a side of the other . Express the sum of the areas of two squares in term of x .
November 15, 2014 by Angy

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

MATH
The 120-foot rope is cut into 3 pieces.The first of rope is twice as long as the second piece of rope.The third piece of rope is three times as long as the second piece of rope.What is length of the longest piece of rope.
April 24, 2010 by Anonymous

algebra math
Lucas makes crosses out of a scrap piece of wood by cutting it into two pieces. He always makes the cut so that the cross piece is one-third the length of the vertical piece. If a length of scrap wood is 28 inches, what will be the length of each piece of the cross?
March 10, 2013 by Anonymous

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

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

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

Pre algebra
25ft piece wire cut into 2 pieces one piece is 19ft shorter than the other piece how long was each piece
June 8, 2014 by Hope

math
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

Math
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

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

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
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
A 210 ft. long rope is cut into 3 pieces. The first piece of rope is 3 times as long as the second piece of rope. The third piece of rope is 2 times as long as the second piece of rope. What is the length of the longest piece of rope?
July 27, 2010 by AMY

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

Mathematics
A piece of string can be cut into equal lengths of 20cm, 24cm or 30cm long. find the length of the shortest piece of string for which this is possible. PLEASE SHOW WORKING
September 30, 2009 by Ashley

math
Keisha had two pieces of ribbon of equal length. She cut the first piece of ribbon into 15 equal parts. She also cut the second piece of ribbon into equal parts. Nine parts of the first piece are equal in length to 3 parts of the second piece. Into how many parts did she cut ...
August 31, 2012 by ricky

Algebra
James has a board that is 3/4 foot long he wants to cut the board into pieces that are each 1/8 foot long how many pieces can James cut from the board
March 1, 2015 by Juvia

Maths
A drinking straw of length 21cm is cut into 3 pieces the length of the first piece is x cm the second piece is 3 cm shorter than the first piece the third is twice as long as the first piece state term of x to represent the sum of of the length {2} write an expression in the ...
August 18, 2012 by RAHEIM

math 156
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

math
A board is 54 inches long. Mate cuts the board into 6 equal pieces. How long is each piece
December 29, 2014 by Madeline

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

Precalculus
There is a piece of wire 200 cm long. It needs to be cut into 2 pieces, with one piece forming an equilateral triangle and the other piece forming a circle. How long must each piece be to maximize the area of each shape?
September 4, 2010 by Ce

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

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
Sarah has a piece of rope that is 10 ft long. She wants to cut it into 2 pieces so that the longer piece is 2 ft less than 3 times the shorter piece. How many ft long will the shorter piece be?
May 29, 2015 by larassia

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

math
A length of string that is 22 feet long is being cut into pieces that are 1/3 foot long. How many pieces will there be? 22x3=66 pieces
December 17, 2014 by Peggy

Algebra
A ribbon 106 inches long is cut into three pieces. The middle-sized piece is 4 inches longern than twice the shortest piece. the longest piece is 3 times as long as the shortest piece. how long is the shortest piece?
September 27, 2008 by Tina

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

geometry
how many inches long is the radius of the largest circle that can fit inside a rectangle 18 inches long and 12 inches wide? An 84-cm wire is cut into three pieces. the second piece is 4 cm longer than the first piece and the third piece is twice as long as the second piece. ...
August 18, 2010 by graciela

math
A 120-foot long rope is cut into 3 pieces. the first rope is twice as long as the second piece of rope. the third piece of rope is three times aS LONG AS THE SECOND PIECE OF ROPE. WHAT IS THE LENGTH OF THE LONGEST PIECE OF ROPE? a 20 feet b 40 feet c 60 feet d 80 feet why and ...
April 7, 2010 by eva

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

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
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

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

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
A board is 244 inches long, is cut into pieces that are 7 5/8 inches long. How many pieces can be cut?
January 13, 2013 by Debra

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

math
You have one board that is 7/8 foot long. You want two 1/4 foot pieces. How much will be left after you cut the two pieces?
April 10, 2013 by Anonymous

Math
Jack needs a piece of wood at least 13/16 inch long for some detail work on a project he is working on. Which of the following lengths of wood would meet his requirements? a 1/2 inch b 7/8 inch c 3/4 inch d 27/32 inch e 5/8 inch f 1/4 inch How do I solve this problem?
April 10, 2015 by Jay

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
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

Differential Calculus
Hi pls help me i dunno what to do show me complete solution please please Thank you. a piece of wire 10ft. long is cut into two pieces , one piece is bent into the shape of a circle and the other into the shape of a square. How should the wire be cut so that: a.)The combined ...
March 29, 2015 by Ella

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

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

(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
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

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
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

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

Math word problem
I know the answer, but is there a formula to show work? Amy had a piece of wire 96 inches long. She cut the wire into 3 pieces. The second piece was 6 inches longer than the first piece. The third piece is 9 inches longer than the second. What was the length of each piece of ...
November 30, 2008 by Lauren

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