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a carpenter has a wooden stick that is 84 centimeters long.then she cuts of 25% from the end of the stick.then she cuts the remaining into 6 equal pieces.what is the length of each piece?

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  1. 76

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    posted by britney
  2. length left over after 25% is cut off
    = .75(84)

    length of each of the 6 pieces
    = .75(84)/6 = 10.5 cm

    Are you not concerned about the loss due to all those cuts?

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    posted by Reiny
  3. Using a laser beam of infinitesimal width :)

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    posted by Damon
  4. How did Bentley get 76

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  5. = 63

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    posted by Destiny

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