- Wed Feb 15, 2012 11:01 pm
- Forum: Advanced Algebra ("pre-calculus")
- Topic: Need formula to solve a word problem
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The word problem is - Suppose you have a pipe with a circumference of 8cm and length of 30cm, and that 10 turns of a wire are wrapped around the pipe. What is the length of the wire? (write the answer to two decimal points) . I can picture what is going on in the word problem and draw it out, but I ...