# a 10-inch-long board is cut into two pieces that have lengths in the ratio 2:7. What is the length of each new piece?

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a 10-inch-long board is cut into two pieces that have lengths in the ratio 2:7. What is the length of each new piece?

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A 40 inch board is cut into two pieces so that the shorter piece is two-thirds of the length of the longer piece. What are the lengths of the two cut pieces?

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A 14 inch board is to be cut into 3 pieces so that the second piece is twice as long as the first piece and the third piece is 4 times as long as the first piece. If x represents the length of the first piece find the lengths of all three pieces

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for that some problem: A board that is 12 feet long must be cut into 2 pieces that have lengths in a ratio of 3 to 2. Find the lengths of the two pieces. arn't you solving two parts because the board was cut in two?

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A 28-inch board is to be cut into three pieces so that the second piece is twicetwice as long as the first piece and the third piece is 44 times as long as the first piece. If x represents the length of the first piece, find the lengths of all three pieces 1st ...

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A board that is 12 feet long must be cut into 2 pieces that have lengths in a ratio of 3 to 2. Find the lengths of the two pieces.

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A 42 inch board that's cut into two pieces. one piece is two times the length than other. Find the length of the two pieces. short and long

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A board that is 19 feet long must be cut into two pieces that have lengths in a ratio of 3 to 2. Find the lengths of the two pieces.

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For that problem: A board that is 12 feet long must be cut into 2 pieces that have lengths in a ratio of 3 to 2. Find the lengths of the two pieces. when answering the question why was it 3/5=x/12? where did the 5 come from?

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a 25 inch piece of a steel rod is cut into 3 pieces so that the length of the second piece is twice the length of the first piece.The third piece is 1 inch longer than 5 times the length of the first piece.What are the lengths of the pieces

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a 38 inch piece of steels is cut into three pieces so that the second piece is twice as long as the first piece, and the third piece is three inches more than four times the length of the first piece. find the lengths of pieces.

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A board 5 feet long is cut into two pieces such that the length of one piece is two-thirds of the length of the other piece. Find the length of the shorter piece of board

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STRING LENGTHS: You have two pieces of string. One is 27 cm long. The other is 45 cm long. You want to cut each piece of string into smaller pieces of equal length. Each length is to be a whole number of centimeters. List all the possible lengths of the shorter pieces. What is...

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42 inch cut into 3 pieces. Piece 2 is twice as long as 1st and 3rd piece. Piece 3 is three times as long as piece 1. How long are the pieces 1st board 2nd board 3rd board

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A 12ft. board is cut into two pieces so that one piece is 8 ft. longer than 3 times the shorter piece. If the shorter piece is x feet long, find the lengths of both pieces

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A wire 320 in. long is cut into two pieces. One piece is formed into a square and the other into a circle. If the two figures have the same area, what are the lengths of the two pieces of wire (to the nearest tenth of an inch)?

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a 27 inch board is to be cut into three pieces so that the second piece is 3 times as long as the first piece and the third piece is 5 times as long as the first piece. If x represents the length of the first piece, find the length of all three pieces.

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A 36 inch board is to be cut into three pieces so that the second piece is 3 times as long as the first piece and the third piece is 5 times as long as the first piece. If x represents the length of the first piece find the length s of all three pieces

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A wire 360 inches long is cut into two pieces. One piece is formed into a square and the other into a circle. If the two figures have the same area, what are the lengths of the two pieces of wire (to the nearest tenth of an inch)?

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Nakia cut a board of 30ft long into 2 pieces. The ratio of the legnths of the 2 pieces is 2:3.what is the length, to the nearest foot, of the shorter piece

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42 inch board is cut into 3 pieces. Piece 2 is twice as long as the 1st & 3rd piece. Piece 3 is three times as long as piece 1. Find inches of all three pieces

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The ratio of the lengths of two pieces of ribbon is 1:3. If 4 ft were cut from each piece, the sum of the new lengths would be 4 ft. How long would each piece be ?

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a piece of wire that is 58cm long is cut into three pieces. the longest piece is 6cm shorter than the sum of the lengths of the other two pieces. five times the lengths of the shortest piece is 10cm less than the sum of the lengths of the other two pieces. determine the ...

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A 180 ft long board is cut into 3 pieces. The second piece of board is twice as long as the first. The third piece of board is six times as long as the first. What is the length of the first piece of the board A) 20 ft B) 40 ft C) 60 ft D) 120 ft

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a length of a rope 72 feet long is cut into two lengths the first piece is two times as long as the second piece what are the length of the two pieces

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A 42 in board that cut into 2 pieces. One piece is two times the length than others. Find the length of two pieces.Short and long

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180 ft long board is cut into 3 pieces. The second piece of board is twice as long as the first. The third piece of board is six times as long as the first. What is the length of the first piece of the board?

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A board 20 feet long is cut into two boards with lengths in ratio of 5 to 2. To the nearest tenth of a foot, how lng is the longer piece of the board?

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a board is 19ft 9inches long is cut into nine equal pieces to the nearest inch. how long is each piece? how many inches of board will be left over?

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Yuri has a board that is 98 in. long. He wishes to cut the board into two pieces so that one piece will be 10 in. longer than the other. What should the length of each be Let the shorter board's length be x. The other will be x+10. x + x + 10 = 98 2x = 88 Solve that for x x+x+...

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A wire 360 cm long is cut into two pieces. One piece is formed into a square and the other into a circle. If the two figures have the same area, what are the lengths of the two pieces of wire (to the nearest tenth of an centimeter)? Take the length of the circle to be x cm.

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Derek is building a bird feeder to sell at a crafts fair. He is using a board that is 4 feet long. He will cut one piece that is 2 feet long for the base. Then he will use the rest of the board and cut it into two pieces of equal length for the sides. If he puts the and one of...

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Darion needs 20 pieces of string 3/8 inch in length .He cut a 4 7/8 inch piece of string into pieces that are 3/8 of a inch long each. How many more pieces of string does he need?

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A support beam 15 m long is cut into two piece, the lengths of which are in the ratio of 2 to 3. What is the length of each piece?

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A 12-ft. board is cut into 2 pieces so that one piece is 4 feet longer than 3 times the shorter piece. If the shorter piece is x feet long, find the lengths of both pieces.

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A drinking straw of length 21 cm is cut into 3 pieces the length of the first piece is x cm the second piece is 3cm shorter than the 1st piece the third piece is twice as long as first piece (a) state in terms of x the length of the pieces (i think i figured that one out...1st...

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Darion needs 20 pieces of string 3/8 inch in length. He cut a 4 7/8 inch piece of string into pieces that are 3/8 of an inch long each. How many more pieces of string of string does he need?

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Michael's father brought him a 16-foot board to cut into shelves for his bedroom. Michael plans to cut the board into 11 equal size lengths for his shelves. The saw blade that Michael will use to cut the board will change the length of the board by -0.125 inches for each cut. ...

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A 15 1/2 foot board is cut into pieces 3 1/4 long for a bookcase. What is the length of the piece remaining after as many shelves as possible have been cut?

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I have a flat piece of plywood that measures 45 inches in width and 75 inches in length. I want to cut the board into identical square pieces with the integer side lengths and use the entire piece of wood. What are the dimensions (width & length) of each identical piece? ...

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A piece of wire 27/32 inch in length is cut into 3 pieces. how long is each piece?

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A piece of wire 27/32 inch in length is cut into 3 equal pieces. how long is each piece?

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99 inch pipe is cut into two pieces. One is two times the length of the other. Find the lengths of the two pieces

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a 20 metre length of cloth is cut into two pieces in the ratio 1:9. how long is each piece?

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a 32in board is to be cut into 3 peices so that the second board is twice as long as the first piece and the third is to be 5 times longer than the first piece. if x represents the length of the first peice, find the length of all three pieces.

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A 26 inch ribbon is cut into three pieces. One piece is 12 inches. The remaining two pieces must have one piece two inches longer than the other. How long is the shortest piece of ribbon?

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A 116-cm board is cut into two pieces. If one piece is 40-cm shorter than the other, how long are the two pieces?

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A cable 40 feet long is cut into three pieces so the length of the second piece is 4 times the length of the first piece, and the third piece is five more than twice as long as the first piece. Find the length of the pieces.

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Using two variables - A carpenter wants to cut a 24-foot board into two pieces so that one piece is 5 times as long as the other. How long should each piece be?

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A 64 inch long board is divided into lengths in the ratio 2:3. What are the two lengths into which the board is divided? Thanks

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A board 26 3/8 inches long must be cut into three pieces of equal length. Find the length of each piece.

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a piece of ribbon is cut into two shorter pieces in the ratio 2.8 : 1.25 The difference in the length of the shorter pieces is 80.6 cm. What is the length of the original piece?

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A 12-ft. board is cut into 2 pieces so that one piece is 4 feet longer than 3 times the shorter piece. If the shorter piece is x feet long, find the lengths of both pieces 12ft-x=3x+4 12ft- x-3x=4ft 12ft-4x =4ft -4x=-8ft x=2ft

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Here's another problem I'm having a little trouble with: A piece of string is 40 cm long. It is cut into three pieces. The longest piece is 3 times as long as the middle-sized piece, and the shortest piece is 23 cm shorter than the longest piece. Find the lengths of the three ...

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a rope is cut into three pieces P,Q and R.the lengths of the pieces are in the ratio 3:5:7.if the is 33 feet and 9 inches long,find the lengths of P,Q, and R

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A board, 32 cm long is cut into three pieces such that the second piece is twice as long as the first and the third is 7 cm longer than the second. Find the length of the shortest piece.

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The length of a rectangular board is 10 cm longer than its width. The width of the board is 26 cm. the board is cut into 9 equal pieces. What is the area of each piece? What are the possible dimensions of each piece?

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The length of a rectangular board is 10 cm longer than its width. The width of the board is 26 cm. the board is cut into 9 equal pieces. What is the area of each piece? What are the possible dimensions of each piece?

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a 17 foot piece of string is cut into two pieces so that the longer piece is 5 feet longer than twice the shorter piece. If the shorter piece is x feet long, find the lengths of both pieces.

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A lumber yard is going to cut a board which is 18 m into 16 pieces of equal length. How long will each piece b

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A 52 in. board is cut into two pieces. One piece is three times the length of the other. Find the length of the other piece.

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Jenna had 24.5 yards of lace. She cut it into pieces of equal length between 2 and 4 yards long. The pieces are multiples of 0.5 yard in length. How long is each piece? How many pieces does she have? Thank you,have a nice weekend.

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a 50 foot length of rope was cut into two pieces. the first piece is 5 feet more than twice the second. what are the lengths of the two pieces of rope?

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A coaxial cable 10 feet long is cut into two pieces such that the length of one piece is two-thirds of the length of the other piece. Find the length of the shorter piece of cable.

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A board is two thirds yard long cut into six equal pieces how long is each piece

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a drinking straw of length 21 cm is cut into 3 pieces. the first length is x cm. the second piece is 3 cm shorter than the first piece. the third piece is twice as long as the first piece. state in terms of x the length of each of the pieces.

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I need help in the setup teacher wants a guess and check table for the word problem. Just the set up I need help on . Please a wood board 156 cm long is cut into three pieces.the two longer pieces are the same length and are 15 cm longer than the shortest piece. How long are ...

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fifteen-foot board is cut into 2 1/3 foot long pieces for a bookcase. After as many pieces are cut, how long is the remaining piece?

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a carpender is cutting a wooden dowl that is 72 cm long. she wants to cut it into 2 pieces so the 1 piece is 5 times as long as the other. what are the lengths of the 2 pieces?

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Michael's father broughthim a 16-foot board to cut into 11 equal sizes lengths for his shelves The saw blade that Michael will use to cut the board will change the length of the board by -0.125 inches for each cut. How will this affect the total length of the board?

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Laura wants to cut a board into three equal pieces. The board is 5-8 feet long. How long will each piece be?

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if a 40 m rope is cut into two pieces in the ratio 3 : 5, how long is each piece? i tried: x=one piece 3/5 = x/40 x= 3*40/5 x=120/5 x=24 is that right?

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you have a piece of wood that is 144 inches long. you cut it into three pieces. the second piece is 12 inches longer than the first piece. the third piece is 12 inches longer than the second piece. write and solve the equation to find the lengths of the three pieces

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Lynda cut 3.2 meters of ribbon into equal-size pieces. Each piece was longer than .01 meter, but shorter than .02 meters, with lengths in increments of .02 meters. How many pieces did Lynda cut and how long was each piece?

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a 132 inch lenght of ribbon is to be cut into 3 pieces the longest piece is to be 39 inches longer than the shortest piece and the third piece is to be half the length of the longest piece find the length of each piece of ribbon

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lynda cut 3.2 meters of ribbon into equal size pieces. each piece was longer than 0.1 meter, but shorter than 2.o meters, with lengths in increments of 0.02 meters. How many pieces did lynda cut,and how long was each piece?

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belinda measured the length of a board. it measured exactly 9 inches. then she cut the board in half. to the nearest inch, how long was each piece of board

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A 100 inch piece of wire is cut into two pieces. Each piece of wire is used to make a square wire frame. Let x be the length of one piece of the wire. Determine an algebraic representation A(x) for the total area of the two squares.

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63 inch pipe is cut in to two pieces. one piece is two times the length of the other. what is the length of the two pieces.

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a ribbon measuring (v+4) feet in length was cut into two pieces in the ratio 3:7. What was the length of the longer piece? answer

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Ryan cut a 5.25 inch piece of string into pieces that are each .75 inches long. How many pieces did Ryan cut?

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A 270 in pipe is cut into twp pieces. One piece is twice eight time the length of the other. Find the lengths of the pieces.

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A 100-cm board is cut into two pieces. If one piece is 30 cm shorter than the other, how long are the two pieces?

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The lengths of two pieces of wire are in the ratio 4:7. If the length of the longer pieces is 3.5 m, what is the length of the shorter piece?

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A 97-cm board is cut into two pieces. If one piece is 35 cm shorter than the other, how long are the two pieces?

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A 150 yard pipe is cut to provide drainage for two fiekds. If the length of one piece us 3 yards less than twice the length of the second piece, what are the lengths of the two pieces?

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I have a 15ft board I need to cut into 2 1/8 inch pieces how many can I cut

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A long wire of some length is cut into small pieces of 216cm leave a small piece of length of 89 cm if this part were cut into equal pieces each of 18cm the length of the leftover wire would be

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David has a hose that is 27 ft long. He wants to cut it into two pieces so that the longer piece is 3 ft more than 2 times the length of the shorter piece.

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A long wire of some length is cut into small pieces of 216 cm leave a small piece of length of 89 cm if this part were cut into equal pieces each of 18 cm the length of the leftover wire would be

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A long wire of some length is cut into small pieces of 216 cm, leaves a small piece of length of 89 cm. if this part were cut into equal pieces each of 18 cm, the length of the of the leftover wire would be:

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a stick 36 cm long is cut into two pieces in the ratio 1:2 how is each piece show the answer

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A piece of wire 40 m long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into a square and the other is bent into an equilateral triangle. How should the wire be cut so that the total area enclosed is a maximum= minimum= Find the length of the wire used

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The length of a rectangular board is 10 centimeters longer than its width. The width of the board is 26 centimeters. The board is cut into 9 equal pieces. a. What is the area of each piece? b. What are the possible dimensions of each piece? (Take the dimensions to be whole ...

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14 cm piece of tape is cut into two pieces. The shorter piece is 2/5 as long as the longer one. which is the length of the shorter piece.

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James has a board that is 3/4 foot long. He wants to cut the board into pieces that's each 1/8 foot long. How many pieces can James cut from the board? My work; 👈--0-----:-----1/4-----:-----1/2-----:-----3/4 |____________|_________|__________| |____________|_________|...

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a piece of wire 12 ft. long is cut into two pieces. one piece is made into a circle and the other piece is made into a square. Let the piece of length x be formed into a circle. allow x to equal 0 or 12, so all the wire is used for the square or for the circle. How long should...

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a piece of wire 24 ft. long is cut into two pieces. one piece is made into a circle and the other piece is made into a square. Let the piece of length x be formed into a circle. allow x to equal 0 or 24, so all the wire is used for the square or for the circle. How long should...

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you need 5 foot long board into pieces that are 3/4 of a foot long. How many pieces can we cut? what length of the board will be left?