posted by Julie .
Sam needs to cut a piece of sheet metal into 8 pieces. All the cuts are made in the same direction. It takes him 5 minutes to make each cut.
How many cuts will Sam make?
How would making a table help you find the number of minutes it took Sam to cut the sheet metal into 8 pieces?
How long will it take Sam to turn the sheet metal into 8 pieces? Write your answer in a complete sentence.