geometry

posted by .

Can you use two straight cuts to break the figure below into three pieces

5 squares numbered 12345
5
123
4

  • geometry -

    Yes. It is possible.

    Just cut off the wings will give three pieces.

    5
    ----< cut
    123
    ----< cut
    4

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. math

    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 …
  2. Geometry

    42x25 rectangular roof(one side) We need to fill this roof with 8x4 plywood pieces. So, we need about 33 plywood pieces to fill one side roof. How do I show a possible arrangement of pieces on half of the roof. Make a few cuts. What …
  3. albgrea

    an artist cuts a 17 ft piecce of wire into two pieces. one piece is 6 ft longer then the other. how long are the pieces?
  4. math

    how many differnt squares are in each figure ?
  5. Math 543 help

    Suppose you have a pizza. (a) What is the maximum number of pieces you can make with 4 straight cuts?
  6. Maths do not see my last question displayed wrong

    Use two straight cuts to break the figure below into three pieces and re arrange them to from a square 12345 are the squares 1 234 5
  7. math

    This problem is about pizza. You have a circular pizza and you want to slice it with n straight cuts into the maximum number of pieces possible (not necessarily all of the same size). Let Pn = this maximum number of pieces you can …
  8. math

    Stacy and Steve each have brownies of equal size,as shown. Stacy cuts her brownie into halves.Steve cuts his brownie into eighths. Which statement is true?
  9. HELP!! Statistics!

    The accompanying data table lists measured voltage amounts supplied directly to a family‚Äôs home. The power supply company states that it has a target power supply of 120 volts. Using these home voltage amounts, test the claim that …
  10. math quadratic functions

    Alice cuts a ribbon of length 40cm into two pieces to form two squares as shown in th figure (there was no figure, but from my assumption the two squares are probably different ). Let xcm be the length of a side of one of the two squares …

More Similar Questions