Wednesday

November 25, 2015
Number of results: 144,031

**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**

A carpenter sawed a piece of wood into 3 pieces. The ratio of the pieces is 1:3:6. The longest piece is 2.5 feet longer than the shortest piece. Find the length of the original piece
*February 4, 2014 by llilli*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**Precalc**

•You have a wire that is 71 cm long. You wish to cut it into two pieces. One piece will be bent into the shape of a right triangle with legs of equal length. The other piece will be bent into the shape of a circle. Let A represent the total area enclosed by the triangle and ...
*October 27, 2015 by Bethany *

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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 rope is 60 in. in length and must be cut into two pieces. If one piece must be five times as long as the other, find the length of each piece. Is one part of the rope 5in?
*September 11, 2015 by Lauren*

**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**

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**

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**

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**

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*

**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*

**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**

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*

**math**

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

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**Math**

Mark needs to cut a piece of glass to replace a broken window. He has four pieces of glass: 6 feet long, 5 feet long, 3 feet long, and 7 feet long. If the length of the glass he needs to cut is feet long, which piece of glass should he cut to have the least amount of unused ...
*October 28, 2015 by MsHemmoPenguin*

**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*

**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*

**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**

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*

**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*

**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**

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**

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**

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**

A carpenter cut a board that is 144 inches long. He cut pieces 32 inches long. How many pieces did he get and how much of the board was left?
*October 21, 2015 by MathTween*

**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*