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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The number of washers 3/32 inch thick that can be cut from a piece of stock 25 1/2 inches long, allowing 1/16 inch for waste for each cut is (A) 160 (B) 163 (C) 260 (D) 272 (E) 408 not just answer, please tell me how to do it
August 3, 2013 by vincent
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
When a metal pipe is cut into two pieces, the lowest resonance frequency in one piece is 244Hz and that for the other is 454Hz. What resonant frequency would have been produced by the original length of pipe? (Assume the speed of sound in air is 345 m/s) ^ I already got the ...
December 2, 2012 by Laura
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
A kite is in the shape of a quadrilateral with two pair of congruent adjacent sides. The lengths of two sides are 20.0 inches and the lengths of the other two sides are 35.0 inches. The two shorter sides meet at an angke of 115 degrees. A. Find the length of the diagonal ...
April 21, 2013 by Anonymous
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
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
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
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
A Certain type of board is sold only in length of multiples of 2 feet from 6 ft to 24 ft. A builder needs a large quantity of this type of board in 5 1/2 foot lengths for minimum waste. The lengths in feet to be ordered should be (A) 6 (B) 12 (C) 16 (D) 18 (E) 22 (F) 24 not ...
August 8, 2013 by Tomas
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
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
a piece of wire has a resistance of R , it is cut into three pieces of equal length,and the pieces are twisted together parallel to each other. what is the resistance of the resulting wire in terms of R
May 11, 2010 by brad
Carl has three lengths of cable, 5/6 yard long, 1/4 yard long, and 2/3 yard long. He needs at least 1 yard of cable. Which two pieces together make a length at least 1 yard and closest to 1 yard?
January 14, 2014 by duran
When a metal pipe (open at both ends) is cut into two pieces, the lowest resonance frequency in one piece is 273 Hz and that for the other is 401 Hz. What resonant frequency would have been produced by the original length of pipe?
December 8, 2009 by Anonymous
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
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
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
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