Number of results: 164,186

**math**

7ft board is to be cut into three pieces, two equal-length ones and the third 99 in. shorter than each of the other two. If the cutting does not result in any length being lost, how long are the pieces?

*March 6, 2016 by Sam*

**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**

a 45 inch rope is cut into 3 pieces. the first piece of rope is 3 inches longer than the other pieces of rope. what is the length of the longest piece of rope.

*October 3, 2012 by Arthur*

**math**

If a 40 m rope is cut into two pieces in the ratio 3:5, how long is each piece? I tried it but I checked it and it was wrong, please help.

*October 23, 2014 by Andrew*

**math**

if you have a 6 foot long board and it's cut into 4/5 pieces how many pieces can you have a what portion of the board is left over

*October 22, 2012 by deanna*

**Math**

A rope of 17 1/2 feet long is cut into 7 pieces. If the pieces are the same length, what is the length of each piece?

*July 18, 2016 by ?*

**math ASAP**

A rope was cut into two pieces in the ratio 7:9 if one was longer by 6cm,what are the lengths of the two pieces? a.21 cm and 27 cm b.24 cm and 30 cm c.26 cm and 32 cm d.31 cm and 37 cm Please help me how to answer this..its for my report thank you

*August 23, 2016 by kylie*

**Algebraic Polynomials**

I don't know where to go about creating a polynomial equations for the following problem: A piece of wire 52 in. long is cut into two pieces, and then each piece is formed into a square. If the sum of the areas of the two squares is 97 in.^2, how long are the pieces of wire? ...

*March 28, 2012 by Anonymous*

**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*

**algebra**

a 9 foot board is cut into two pieces .one is 3.5 feet longer than the other. how long is the longer piece?

*October 24, 2013 by nick*

**Calculus**

A wire 4 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...

*November 14, 2012 by Bob*

**Calculus**

A wire 7 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...

*April 7, 2015 by Nope*

**Math ho.**

A piece of ribbon 25 meters long is cut into pieces of equal length. It is possible to get a piece with irrational length?

*August 2, 2015 by Kimber*

**math 050**

a piece of wire to 2/7 m long to be cut into 6 pieces of the same length what is the length of each piece

*February 24, 2015 by lady*

**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,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**

A ten-foot-long board is cut into three pieces. The second piece is half as long as the first. The third piece is 4 feet longer than the second. How long is the first piece? Answer: 2 3/4 feet If f(x)=2x2+1/2x-4, what is f(-1/2)? Answer: -15/4 **I am studying for a test and am...

*November 14, 2016 by Jess*

**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 rope 3m 66 m long was cut into 2 pieces. the longer piece was twice as long as the shorter piece. What was the length of the longer piece?

*March 20, 2013 by Xio*

**Math**

Henry needs to cut a 4 2/3 foot board into 5 equal pieces. How long was each piece?

*January 24, 2017 by Greg*

**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*

**algebra**

a 3 1/2 foot piece of rope is cut into two pieces. one of these pieces is 8 inches shorter than the other. how long are the pieces?

*October 16, 2010 by yo dawga*

**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*

**math**

Fred has 10 feet of wire. He decides to cut it into equal-length pieces. How many pieces will he get if each piece is 4 ft long?

*January 19, 2017 by Anonymous*

**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**

A five-foot board is cut into two pieces. Use one variable to express the length of the two pieces

*September 19, 2016 by jeny*

**math**

An electrician cuts a 26ft piece of wire into two pieces. One piece is 4ft longer than the other. How long are the pieces? What is the length of the shorter piece?__ft

*September 7, 2012 by Kelly*

**Math**

A piece of wire 27/32 inches in length is cut into 3 equal pieces . How long is each piece 27/32 , 3/1 =81/32 =27 Is this right

*January 27, 2015 by Weslee Clark*

**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 32 cm long is cut into two pieces. The longer piece is 6 cm longer than the shorter piece. What is the length of the shorter piece?

*February 13, 2017 by Angii*

**Math**

a carpenter divides a board that is 3.5 inches wide into 4 pieces of equal widthby cutting 3 places. if the width of her saw blade is 1/8 inch, what is the finished width of each piece? What percent of the board length is actullay used?

*May 11, 2016 by Alison*

**foundations of algebra**

A bolt of cloth 100 yards long is cut into three pieces. The second piece is 15 yards longer than the first piece, and the length of the third piece is 5 yard more than twice the length of the first piece.

*September 28, 2016 by Anonymous*

**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*

**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*

**Calc Optimization**

A piece of wire 9 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: I have found the minimum r=.6301115 and s=1.26022. I need ...

*April 13, 2016 by Anonymous*

**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**

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*

**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*

**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 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*

**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*

**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*

**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**

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*

**Precalc**

You have a wire that is 100 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 21, 2016 by Cristiano*

**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*

**Algebra**

A cord is cut into two pieces of different lengths. The sum of the two lengths is 12 centimeters, and the difference between the two lengths is 4 centimeters. Find the lengths of the two pieces of cord.

*April 26, 2016 by Sherry*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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**

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 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*

**Algebra**

A wire 20 cm long is cut into two pieces. The longer piece is 4 cm longer than the shorter piece. Find the length of the shorter piece of wire

*June 14, 2016 by Rachel*

**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 1100**

A pipe 24ft long is cut into four pieces, the first 4ft long, the second 5ft long, and the third 7ft long. What is the length of the remaining piece ?

*February 2, 2017 by Gabby*

**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*

**Math**

19. A ten-foot-long board is cut into three pieces. The second piece is half as long as the first. The third piece is 4 feet longer than the second. How long is the first piece? A. 1 feet B. 2 feet C. 2 feet D. 3 feet The answer is given by the teacher to us, but I want to ...

*December 27, 2016 by Juan Nita 19*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**math**

A 4 1/2ft ribbon is cut into 6 equal-length pieces.How long is each piece?

*February 29, 2012 by Lexi*

**Math**

Hank has a board that is 6 2/3 feet long. He cuts the board into equal pieces that are each 5/6 foot long. How many 5/6 foot pieces can Hank cut from the board?

*October 26, 2016 by Lei*

**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*

**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**

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**

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*

**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*

**Math**

A rope of lenght 6.3 is cut into two piece in the ratio 4:5. Find the difference in the lenghts of the two pieces.

*August 8, 2016 by Ikhlaas*