# 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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1. ## Math

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.

2. ## Operations with Fractions

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?

3. ## Math

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?

4. ## Math

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

5. ## math

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 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

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a seamstress has a piece of cloth that is 3 yards long. She cuts it into shorter lenghts of 16 inches each.how many of the shorter pieces can she cut

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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

9. ## Mathematics

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

10. ## Math

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

11. ## algebra

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 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?

13. ## Algebra 1

A 10 meter rope is cut into two pieces so that one piece is equal to 5 meters longer than 4 times the shorter piece find the lengths to both sides

14. ## Math

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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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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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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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

18. ## math

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 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.

20. ## Algebra

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

21. ## College Algebra

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?

22. ## algebra

Three pieces of wood are needed for project. They are to be cut from a 90cm long piece of wood. The longest piece is to be 3 times as long as the middle sized piece and the shortest piece is to be 10 cm shorter than the middle sized piece. Can this be done

23. ## Mathematics

A 150 inch pipe is cut into 2 pieces one piece is two times the length of the other find the length of the shorter piece

24. ## Math

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?

25. ## math

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?

26. ## Math

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.

27. ## Mathematics

How many 1/3-inch pieces can be cut from a piece of ribbon 4/9 of an inch long?

28. ## algebra

A 33-foot-long speaker wire is to be cut into three pieces. One piece is to be 11 feet long. Of the remaining pieces, one must be 2 feet less than 3 times the length of the other. Find the length of the shorter piece

29. ## Algebra

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

30. ## Math

A wire 32 cm long is cut into two pieces. The longer piece is 2 cm longer than the shorter piece. Find the length of the shorter piece of wire

31. ## Mathematics

li cut a 6 inch piece of string into pieces that are 1/2 of an inch long how many pieces of string to did she cut

32. ## math

A board is 48 inches long. It must be divided into four pieces of equal length and each cut will cause a waste of 3/16 inch. How long will each piece be after the cuts? 12 inches 11 55/64 inches* 11 1/16 inches

33. ## algebra

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?

34. ## Algebra

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

35. ## dma 040

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

36. ## math

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.

37. ## Pre algebra

25ft piece wire cut into 2 pieces one piece is 19ft shorter than the other piece how long was each piece

38. ## algrebra 1

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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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?

40. ## Math

Seth took a 30-inch piece of wire and cut it into 1 1/4 inch pieces. How many pieces did he get?

41. ## Math

Bill cut a piece of cloth into 2 pieces. The length of the shorter piece is 5/9 of the longer piece. A find the ratio of the length of the longer piece to the length of the shorter piece to the total length. B if the longer piece is 148.6cm longer than the

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

43. ## math

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

44. ## Algebra

A 180-m wire is cut into three pieces. The third piece is 20 m longer than the first. The second is two thirds as long as the first. How long is each piece?

45. ## Math

The length of a angular board is 10 cm longer than its width. the width of the board is 26 centimeters. cut into 9 equal pieces. what is the area of each piece.

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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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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?

48. ## dma 040

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

49. ## math

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

50. ## math

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?

51. ## math

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

52. ## Math

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?

53. ## math

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.

54. ## cambo

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?

55. ## algebra

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

56. ## math

How many ​-inch pieces can be cut from a piece of ribbon of an inch​ long?

57. ## algebra

a 60 inch string is cut in 2 pieces, the first piece is 6" longer than twice the second piece, find th elength

58. ## mathematics 1

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

59. ## Algebra

An electrician cuts a 50 ft. piece of wire into 3 pieces. The first piece is 4ft. longer than the second piece. The third piece is 2 ft. shorter than the second piece. How long are the pieces?

60. ## algebra

A 74-foot length of wire is to be cut into 2 pieces, so that the longer piece is four feet longer than six times the shorter piece. Find the length of each piece.

61. ## Agebra

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

62. ## Math

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

63. ## Algebra

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?

64. ## Math

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

65. ## algebra

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

66. ## geometry

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?

67. ## Algebra

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.

68. ## algebra

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

69. ## Word problem math

Word problem. You cut a 2 m long board into 2 pieces . One piece is 10 cm shorter than the other. How long are each boards.? I got. 1 pc at 80!cm. the other 1pc at 100 cm Is this right ?

70. ## math

Sarah has a piece of rope that is 10 ft long. She wants to cut it into 2 pieces so that the longer piece is 2 ft less than 3 times the shorter piece. How many ft long will the shorter piece be?

71. ## algebra

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?

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?

73. ## algebra

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.

74. ## Math

Seth took a 30-inch piece of wire and cut it into 1 1/4 inch pieces. How many pieces did he get?

75. ## math

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.

76. ## Algebra re-post for Unknown

Please use a better, shorter screenname. —————————————————- Mauro has 140 ft of rope. He will cut it into two pieces so that the length of the longer piece is 3 times the length of the shorter piece. What will the length

77. ## math

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

78. ## Math

Bill cut a piece of cloth into 2 pieces. The length of the shorter piece is 5/9 of the longer piece. A find the ratio of the length of the longer piece to the length of the shorter piece to the total length. B if the longer piece is 148.6cm longer than the

79. ## Math

Divide: How many 3/4 inch pieces can be cut from a 36 inch piece of wood? _______

80. ## math

Ruth baked a big cake to sell during the school fair. She cut the cake into many equal pieces. She sold two- thirds of the pieces. She gave half of the remaining pieces to her friends. She then had 6 pieces left to bring home. Into how many pieces did she

81. ## math

A piece of string 25 inches long will be cut into -inch pieces. How many pieces will there be? a. 29 b. 34 c. 37 d. 41

82. ## Math

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

83. ## essential mathematics

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

84. ## Math

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?

85. ## Algebra

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?

86. ## math

a rope was cut in 7 equal pieces of 1/2 a piece measures 3 inch. how many inch was the rope before it was cut

87. ## math

100 ft rope is cut in two pieces so that the larger piece is 2 less than twice the shorter piece. What is the length of the larger piece?

88. ## Math

If you cut 4 inch by 6 inch rectangular piece of glass from a 2 feet by 4 feet sheet of glass what would be the largest number of pieces you could cut

89. ## Math

how many pieces of wood measuring 12-inch by 13-inch can be cut from 48-inch by 72-inch piece of wood

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If a board 4 ft.X 8 ft. was cut into 50 pieces, what size would each piece be?

91. ## Math

How many 10-inch pieces can be cut from a 6-foot piece of shelving?

92. ## math

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

93. ## math

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?

94. ## math

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

95. ## math

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

96. ## geometry

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?

97. ## math

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.

98. ## math

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

99. ## math

How many 2/9 inch pieces can be cut from a piece of yarn that is 6 inches long

100. ## college algebra

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 ???