# If you have an 18ft. metal pipe, how many cuts must you make in order to cut the pipe into 2ft long pieces? a) 9, b) 8, c) 7, d) 16

Raynor2i 2022-07-16 Answered
If you have an 18ft. metal pipe, how many cuts must you make in order to cut the pipe into 2ft long pieces?
a) 9
b) 8
c) 7
d) 16
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## Answers (2)

neobuzdanio
Answered 2022-07-17 Author has 13 answers
Step 1
I must be cut in to 9 2ft pieces because $9×2=18$.
If you have 9 2 ft pieces, then you have 18 ft of pipe.
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Jadon Melendez
Answered 2022-07-18 Author has 4 answers
Step 1

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There are 9 two foot long poles thus $\left(9\right)\left(2\right)=18$ by making 8 cuts
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