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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

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    Think about multiples of 5.5.

    What is your answer?

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    i mean E

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    E is right.

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    11, 16.5, 22

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    i still not understand

    what is 2 feet from 6 ft to 24 ft.

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    The boards are sold in multiples of 2 feet. That is, the boards are sold in the following lengths:

    6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, and 24 feet.

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    i understand now, thank you

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    :-) You're welcome.

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