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Postby charlenestafford43 on Tue Aug 02, 2011 6:31 pm

I have problems with word problems. A saw blade 1/8 in. thick is used to cut a board. 1/8 inch of the board is turned into sawdust by the blade. If you cut a board into 4 pieces by making 3 cuts with a 1/8 inch saw blade how much board inches is turned to saw dust by the blade.
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Re: Pre algebra

Postby little_dragon on Thu Aug 04, 2011 1:28 am

charlenestafford43 wrote:I have problems with word problems. A saw blade 1/8 in. thick is used to cut a board. 1/8 inch of the board is turned into sawdust by the blade. If you cut a board into 4 pieces by making 3 cuts with a 1/8 inch saw blade how much board inches is turned to saw dust by the blade.

how many cuts did U make? (they say in the prob)
how wide R they? (they say int he prob)
so wats the total width? (add)
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Re: Pre algebra

Postby charlenestafford43 on Tue Aug 09, 2011 10:31 pm

3/8 ?
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Re: Pre algebra  TOPIC_SOLVED

Postby little_dragon on Tue Aug 09, 2011 11:10 pm

charlenestafford43 wrote:3/8 ?

yes!
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