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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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booby cut a piece of wood into 3 pieces of the same length. after he cuts off 2 feet from one of the pieces, he is left with piece that is 5 feet long. what is the length of the piece of wood he started with?

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7ft board is to be cut into three​ pieces, two​ equal-length ones and the third 99 in. shorter than each of the other two. If the cutting does not result in any length being​ lost, how long are the​ pieces?

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a 45 inch rope is cut into 3 pieces. the first piece of rope is 3 inches longer than the other pieces of rope. what is the length of the longest piece of rope.

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if you have a 6 foot long board and it's cut into 4/5 pieces how many pieces can you have a what portion of the board is left over

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A rope of 17 1/2 feet long is cut into 7 pieces. If the pieces are the same length, what is the length of each piece?

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I don't know where to go about creating a polynomial equations for the following problem: A piece of wire 52 in. long is cut into two pieces, and then each piece is formed into a square. If the sum of the areas of the two squares is 97 in.^2, how long are the pieces of wire? ...

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A rope was cut into two pieces in the ratio 7:9 if one was longer by 6cm,what are the lengths of the two pieces? a.21 cm and 27 cm b.24 cm and 30 cm c.26 cm and 32 cm d.31 cm and 37 cm Please help me how to answer this..its for my report thank you

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a piece of wire 3.5m long was cut into lengths each measuring 0.05m long.Calculate the number of pieces obtained.

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a 9 foot board is cut into two pieces .one is 3.5 feet longer than the other. how long is the longer piece?

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A wire 4 meters long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into a square for a frame for a stained glass ornament, while the other piece is bent into a circle for a TV antenna. To reduce storage space, where should the wire be cut to minimize the total area of both figures...

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a piece of wire to 2/7 m long to be cut into 6 pieces of the same length what is the length of each piece

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A 51 meter rope is cut into 2 pieces so that one piece is 6 meters longer than four times the shorter piece. Find the lengths of both pieces.

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The length of a piece of cloth is 8y m.Mr Lim cut 7 m from it to sew some cushion covers.Then,he cut 3y m to sew a curtain.The remaining material was cut into 4 equal pieces.How long was each piece in terms of y? please help me to complete this&thanks for advance

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A ten-foot-long board is cut into three pieces. The second piece is half as long as the first. The third piece is 4 feet longer than the second. How long is the first piece? Answer: 2 3/4 feet If f(x)=2x2+1/2x-4, what is f(-1/2)? Answer: -15/4 **I am studying for a test and am...

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Aaron makes model airplanes using balsa wood. He has 14-and-35 inch strips of wood to cut into smaller pieces for wings. He wants to cut the strips into pieces of the same length. What is the longest whole number length he can cut?

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Mr. Brown has a piece of hose 11 ft long. He is going to cut it into 15 equal-length pieces. How long will each piece be?

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A rope 3/4 yard long is cut into 9 pieces. Each piece is the same length. how long is each piece?

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a piece of rope 3m 66 m long was cut into 2 pieces. the longer piece was twice as long as the shorter piece. What was the length of the longer piece?

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Henry needs to cut a 4 2/3 foot board into 5 equal pieces. How long was each piece?

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Henrey had a piece of a rope that was 22 1/2 inches long. Henry cut the rope into two pieces so that one piece was 8 1/4 inches long. What was the length of the other piece of rope

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a 3 1/2 foot piece of rope is cut into two pieces. one of these pieces is 8 inches shorter than the other. how long are the pieces?

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Vincent has cut three pieces of rope to complete a science project. Two pieces are of equal length. The third piece is one-quarter the length of each rope of the others. He cut the three pieces from a rope 54 meters long with any rope left over. Fine the answer of meters in ...

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Fred has 10 feet of wire. He decides to cut it into equal-length pieces. How many pieces will he get if each piece is 4 ft long?

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A carpenter wants to cut an 18-foot board into two pieces so that one piece is 3 feet shorter than twice the shorter piece. Where should he make the cut? ---?--- ft from one end

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A five-foot board is cut into two pieces. Use one variable to express the length of the two pieces

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An electrician cuts a 26ft piece of wire into two pieces. One piece is 4ft longer than the other. How long are the pieces? What is the length of the shorter piece?__ft

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A piece of wire 27/32 inches in length is cut into 3 equal pieces . How long is each piece 27/32 , 3/1 =81/32 =27 Is this right

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A piece of wire 10 feet long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into the shape of a circle and the other into the shape of the square. How should the wire be cut so that the combined area of the two figures is as small as possible?

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a piece of wire 12 meters long is cut into two pieces.one piece is bent into the shape of an equilateral triangle and the other into the shape of a circle.how should the wire be cut so that the combined area of the two figures is as small as possible?

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A wire 32 cm long is cut into two pieces. The longer piece is 6 cm longer than the shorter piece. What is the length of the shorter piece?

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a carpenter divides a board that is 3.5 inches wide into 4 pieces of equal widthby cutting 3 places. if the width of her saw blade is 1/8 inch, what is the finished width of each piece? What percent of the board length is actullay used?

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A bolt of cloth 100 yards long is cut into three pieces. The second piece is 15 yards longer than the first piece, and the length of the third piece is 5 yard more than twice the length of the first piece.

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A piece of rope is cut into three pieces in the ratio 2:7:11. If the longest piece is 72cm longer than the shortest piece, find the length of the original rope. Ps: how do I do this type of question? What are the fixed steps?

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A carpenter sawed a piece of wood into 3 pieces. The ratio of the pieces is 1:3:6. The longest piece is 2.5 feet longer than the shortest piece. Find the length of the original piece

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a wire 54cm long is cut into three pieces. the second piece is twice the length of the first, and the third piece is three times the length of the first. Find the length of each piece?

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A wire is 200 inches long is cut into three pieces, two of equal length, each twice as long as the third. How long is the third piece?

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3 wires with lengths of 32 cm, 24 cm and 16 cm are to be cut into pieces with the same length (with no wire left over)What is the greatest possible length of each piece of wire?

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a 120 foot long rope is cut into 3 pieces. the first piece of rope is twice as long as long as the second piece of rope. the third piece of rope id 3 times as long as the second piece of rope. what is the length of the longest piece of rope

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A piece of wire 9 m long is cut into two pieces. one piece is bent into the shape of a circle of radius r and the other is bent into a square of side s. how should the wire be cut so that the total area enclosed is: I have found the minimum r=.6301115 and s=1.26022. I need ...

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Write the other number or expression in terms of the given variable. A 3 foot board is cut into two pieces. If one piece measures x write the expression for the length of the other piece. Ok now I know the first term is 2x correct? where do I go from here?

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If you cut 50m of rope into three pieces in the ratio of 5: 8: 7. What was the length of the shortest piece

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A piece of wire 12 m long is cut into 2 pieces. One piece is bent into the shape of an equilateral triangle and the other into a shape of a circle. How should the wire be cut so that the combined area of the two figures is as small as possible?

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A single dot is placed on a very long length of yarn at the textile mill. The yarn is then cut into pieces. The lengths of the different pieces are independent, and the length of each piece is distributed according to the same PDF fX(x). Let R be the length of the piece that ...

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A 120-foot-long rope is cut into 3 pieces. The first piece of rope is twice as long as the second piece of rope. The third piece of rope is three times as long as the second piece of rope. What is the length of the longest piece of rope?

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•You have a wire that is 71 cm long. You wish to cut it into two pieces. One piece will be bent into the shape of a right triangle with legs of equal length. The other piece will be bent into the shape of a circle. Let A represent the total area enclosed by the triangle and ...

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A wire 10m long is cut into 2 pieces. one piece will be cut into a square the other piece will be shaped into a circle. Graph A= A(x) for what value of x is A smallest?

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For their homecoming parade the students of U-Math have created a colorful banner, 53 meters in length, that is made of two pieces of parachute material. The short piece is 19 meters shorter then the long piece. Find the Length of each piece. Length of the long piece = Length ...

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A piece of wire 12 m long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into the shape of a circle of radius r and the other is bent into a square of side s. How should the wire be cut so that the total area enclosed is: a) a maximum? r= and s=. b) a minimum? r= and s=

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a cable is cut into 2 pieces. One piece is twice as long as the other piece. Find the length of each piece of cable

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A 30ft. cable is cut into 2 pieces. One piece is twice as long as the other piece. Find th length of each piece of the cable.

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You have a wire that is 100 cm long. You wish to cut it into two pieces. One piece will be bent into the shape of a right triangle with legs of equal length. The other piece will be bent into the shape of a circle. Let A represent the total area enclosed by the triangle and ...

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Kate cut a 100-foot rope into two pieces. One piece was 5 feet longer than 4 times the length of the other. Find the length of each piece.

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A cylindrical piece of wood of radius 4.2 cm and length 150 cm is cut length rise into two equal pieces. Calculate the surface area of one piece

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A cord is cut into two pieces of different lengths. The sum of the two lengths is 12 centimeters, and the difference between the two lengths is 4 centimeters. Find the lengths of the two pieces of cord.

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A 24-inch piece of string is cut into two pieces. One piece is used to form a circle and the other is used to form a square. How should the string be cut so that the sum of the areas is a minimum?

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A stick is cut into three pieces,each having a different length.Each piece(except the shortest)is twice as long as another piece.What fraction of the whole stick is each piece?

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A wire 10 meters ong is to be cut into two pieces. One piece wil be shaped as a square, and the other piece will be shaped as a circle. (piece one is 4x, piece two is 10-4x) a)Express the total area A enclosed by the pieces of wire as a function of the length x of the side of ...

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a wire is 36 m long is cut into two pieces , each piece is bent to form a rectangle which is 1 centimeter longer than its width. how long should each piece be to minimize the sum of the areas of the two rectangles?

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A rope is 60 in. in length and must be cut into two pieces. If one piece must be five times as long as the other, find the length of each piece. Is one part of the rope 5in?

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how do you slove this problem a rope is 72 feet long is cut into two pieces the longer piece is 3 feet than twice the shorter piece. How long is each piece ???

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A reel of electric wire 150 metres long cut into two pieces. One is 40 metres shorter than twice the length of the other. How long is each piece.

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Christopher has cut three pieces of string to three kites.two pieces are equal length. rhw third pieces is one half of the lenght of each of the others. he cut out the three pieces from a roll of string 70 meters long without any String left over.Find the number of meters of ...

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Benita has 3 ropes measuring 54 centimeters, 108 centimeters and 189 centimeters. She cuts all of them into equal pieces. The length of each piece is the longest possible length she can cut. What is the length of each piece of cut rope? How many pieces of rope does Benita get?

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A rope 116 inches is cut into three pieces.The middle-sized piece is 10 inches shorter than twice the shortest piece.The longest piece is 5/3 as long as the shortest piece.What is the length of the shortest piece?

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a log that is 50 cm long is cut into 2 pieces one of the pieces is 8 cm shorter than the other one. how long is orginal log and if the original log is cut into equal pieces how long would each piece be

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jESS WOULD LIKE TO CUT A BOARD THAT WAS 50 INCHES LONG INTO 2 PIECES ONE OF WHICH IS 16 INCHES LONGER THATN THE OTHER. HOW LONG IS EACH PIECE.

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handi divided a board that is 52 inches long into two equal pieces.to find the length of each piece,she used the division expreesion 52 divided by two

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A roll of wire is 8m 9cm long. If i cut it off into 9 pieces of equal length, what will be the length of each piece?

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if you have a piece of string 11 ft. long and you cut it into 15 equal pieces how long will each piece be?

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a ribbon is 40 inches long. we want to cut the ribbon into pieces, each pieces will be 2/3 of an inch. how many pieces will we have ?

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A length of string that is 22 feet long is being cut into piece that are 1/3 foot long. How many pieces will there be?

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A wire 20 cm long is cut into two pieces. The longer piece is 4 cm longer than the shorter piece. Find the length of the shorter piece of wire

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A pipe 24ft long is cut into four pieces, the first 4ft long, the second 5ft long, and the third 7ft long. What is the length of the remaining piece ?

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A piece of wooden rod 31 cm long is to be cut into three parts, two of which are to be of equal length. the length of each of the two equal part is 5 cm longer than third part. find their lengths. solution pls.

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A 120- foot long rope is cut into three pieces the first piece of rope is twice as long as the second piece of rope the third piece of rope is three tines as long as the second piece of rope what is the length of the longest piece of rope?

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A wire 9 meters long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into a square for a frame for a stained glass ornament, while the other piece is bent into a circle for a TV antenna. To reduce storage space, where should the wire be cut to minimize the total area of both figures...

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A wire 9 meters long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into a square for a frame for a stained glass ornament, while the other piece is bent into a circle for a TV antenna. To reduce storage space, where should the wire be cut to minimize the total area of both figures...

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A wire 9 meters long is cut into two pieces. One piece is bent into a square for a frame for a stained glass ornament, while the other piece is bent into a circle for a TV antenna. To reduce storage space, where should the wire be cut to minimize the total area of both figures...

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A carpenter is dividing a board that is 3/4 yd long into 9 equal pieces . What is the length of each piece in yards?

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a 100- foot cable is cut into two pieces.the first piece is 18 ft longer than the second. how long is each piece

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19. A ten-foot-long board is cut into three pieces. The second piece is half as long as the first. The third piece is 4 feet longer than the second. How long is the first piece? A. 1 feet B. 2 feet C. 2 feet D. 3 feet The answer is given by the teacher to us, but I want to ...

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Jennifer cut a board 2 m long into two pieces. One piece is 24 cm shorter than the other. Find the length of each piece. A group of backpackers hiked 38 km over three days. The first day, they hiked 1 km less than 3 times as far as the second day. The third day, they hiked 2 ...

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Chris has a 3 1/2 feet long board of wood He cut out 4 pieces that are each 2/3 foot long Find the combined length of the 4 pieces

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A piece of wood that is 9 feet long is cut in half legthwise. Each half is then cut legthwise into six congruent pieces. What is the length of each of the twelve small pieces of wood? Show your work.

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Hank has a board that is 6 2/3 feet long. He cuts the board into equal pieces that are each 5/6 foot long. How many 5/6 foot pieces can Hank cut from the board?

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A 4 1/2ft ribbon is cut into 6 equal-length pieces.How long is each piece?

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Paul has 3 pieces of rope of length 36cm,40cm,and 48cm respectively. He needs to select 2 out of the 3 pieces and cut them into smaller pieces of equal length. What is the greatest possible length of each smaller piece if there is to be no wastage?

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A 100 inch piece of string is cut into 3 pieces. One piece forms a circle, one forms a square and 1 forms an equilateral triangle. If the perimeter of the triangle is equal in length to the perimeter of the square how long should each piece of string be to minimize the total ...

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A piece of wire x cm long is to be cut into two pieces, each to bent to be a square. the length of a side of one square is to be 9 times the length of a side of the other . Express the sum of the areas of two squares in term of x .

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A few pieces of cloth, each of length 4 m 25 cm, are cut from a 170 m long cloth piece such that no cloth is left. How many pieces are cut from the long piece of cloth?

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A 49 foot pipe is cut into two pieces. If one piece has a length of y feet, what is the length, in feet, of the other piece?

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A piece of wire 24 cm long is cut into two pieces and each piece is bent to form a square . Find the lenght of each piece of wire in order to maximize the sum of the area of the two squares?

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The 120-foot rope is cut into 3 pieces.The first of rope is twice as long as the second piece of rope.The third piece of rope is three times as long as the second piece of rope.What is length of the longest piece of rope.

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Lucas makes crosses out of a scrap piece of wood by cutting it into two pieces. He always makes the cut so that the cross piece is one-third the length of the vertical piece. If a length of scrap wood is 28 inches, what will be the length of each piece of the cross?

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a wire 36 meter long is cut into two pieces. each piece is bent to form a rectangle which is 1 cm longer than its width. How long should each piece be to minimize the sum of the areas of the two rectangle?

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