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A rope is cut into three and one-third is used. Then one-fourth of the remaining rope is cut off and used. The piece left is 6 meters long. How many meters long was the rope originally?
A contractor purchases gravel one cubic yard at a time. (a) A gravel driveway L yards long and 6 yards wide is to be poured to a depth of 1 foot. Find a formula for n(L), the number of cubic yards of gravel the contractor buys, assuming that he buys 12
A diver leaves a 3-m board on a trajectory that takes her 2.7m above the board and then into the water 2.9m horizontally from the end of the board.At what speed did she leave the board?At what angle did she leave the board?
Eleanor and Max used two rectangular wooden boards to make a set for the school play. One board was 6 feet long, and the other was 5 1/2 feet long. The two boards had equal widths. The total area of the set was 60 3/8 square feet. What was the width? THANK
Sara bought 2 boards of wood one board is 18 inches the other is 30 inches she wants to cut the wood into longest equal parts with no wood left over does Sara have enough wood for 10 equal size peices
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?
A piece of lumber two and one forth feet long is to be cut into three equal pices. How long will each piece of cut wood be? Give the measurement in feet and in inches.
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
A 100 lb block of ice slides down an incline 5.0 ft long and 3.0 ft high. A worker pushes up on the ice parallel to the incline so that it slides down at constant speed. The coefficient of friction between the ice and incline is 0.10. Find the force
The force, F, needed to break a board in a martial arts class varies inversely with the length, L, of the board. If it takes 24 pounds of pressure to break a board 2.5 feet long, how many pounds of pressure would it take to break a board that is 18 inches
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