A brick layer is hired to build three walls of equal length. He has bricks which are 9 inches, 27
inches, and 21 inches long. He plans to build one wall out of each type of brick. What is the shortest length of wall possible?

A) 5103 inches
B) 57 inches
C) 189 inches
D) 567 inches

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 142
  1. if the longest brick is 27 inches, it means that you have to multiply 9*27 which will give you the length of the brick wall

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 1
    posted by claudia

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. physics

    Please reference the illustration at: screenshotsfirefoxcom/kBXqJ4tycTCPwjUw/brilliantorg to answer the following question: On the edge of a wall, you build a brick tower that only holds because of the bricks' own weight. Your

    asked by unowen on December 1, 2017
  2. Physics

    Four bricks are to be stacked at the edge of a table, each brick overhanging the one below it, so that the top brick extends as far as possible beyond the edge of the table. *The construction in stable equilibrium, bricks must

    asked by Anonymous2.0 on November 20, 2015
  3. math

    thomas wants to build a seven layer brick wall. the bottom layer has 20 bricks and each layer of the wall that goes up has two less bricks than the layer below it. if each brick costs .50 cents to cement how money will Thomas

    asked by Alexander on April 6, 2010
  4. Maths

    a builder needs to calculate the number if bricks needed to build a wall.The wall measure 5m 31cm and each brick measures 16cm.How many bricks are needed to build one layer of the wall?

    asked by Urania on March 30, 2017
  5. maths

    A brick wall is built by using 2 bricks less in each layer than in the previous one. The wall has m layers and in total 21m+40 bricks are used. If the top layer has only 4 bricks, determine:A) the value of m b) the total number of

    asked by Anonymous on February 21, 2010
  6. Math

    You plan to construct a brick wall measuring 4.5 m in length, 1.2 m high, and 0.5 m in width. If a brick measures 20 cm x 9 cm x 5 cm, how many bricks will you need? Total volume (to the nearest tenth) = ________ cubic meters. The

    asked by Leo on June 14, 2012
  7. Math

    Julia wants to build another garden wall, 10 bricks long and 3 bricks high. Can she build it with red and white bricks, so that no two bricks of the same color are next to each other? r w r w r w r w r w w r w r w r w r w r r w r

    asked by Smiley on January 29, 2009
  8. math

    A brick making company manufactures bricks with the same height and width. the volume of each brick is 108 cubic inches and the base area of each brick is 36 square inches. If the length of a brick is denoted as x and the height

    asked by Nat on March 26, 2015
  9. Algebra

    A brick staircase has a total of 16 steps The bottom step requires 112 bricks. Each successive step requires 4 fewer bricks than the prior one. How many bricks are required to build the staircase?

    asked by Amber on March 7, 2011
  10. Physics

    A builder wants to build a corbeled arch, based on the principle of stability, what minimum number of bricks, each 0.30 m long, is needed if the arch is to span 1.0 m? Be sure to include in the total number of bricks one brick on

    asked by Anonymous2.0 on November 20, 2015

More Similar Questions