Willie cut a piece of wire that was 3/8 of the total length of the wire. He cut another piece that was 9m long. The two pieces together were one half of the total length of the wire. How long was the wire before he cut it?
Leave us a comment of example and its solution (i.e. if it is still somewhat unclear...):
Showing 0 comments:
Be the first to comment!
To solve this example are needed these knowledge from mathematics:
Next similar examples:
- Three monks
Three medieval monks has task to copy 600 pages of the Bible. One rewrites in three days 1 page, second in 2 days 3 pages and a third in 4 days 2 sides. Calculate for how many days and what day the monks will have copied whole Bible when they begin Wednesd
- Fifth of the number
The fifth of the number is by 24 less than that number. What is the number?
- Two numbers
The sum of the two numbers is 1. Find both numbers if you know that half of the first is equal to one seventh of the second number.
- Sales stores
The first sales store passed the 1/3 and the second 2/5 of the total amount of goods.In third store passed the 2/3 rest of the goods. The remaining 40 kg of goods put into fourth store. How many kilograms of goods pass to a third store?
- Four friends
Four friends shared the money. Vasek got 1/4 of the total amount. Tonda received 1/3 of the rest of the money, Joe got a half from the second residue and Jirka left 80. How much money get together?
- Plan scale
At what scale is drawn plan of the building, where one side of the building is 45 meters long is on the plan expressed by a straight line 12 mm long.
The seamstress cut the fabric into 3 parts. The first part was the eighth fabric, the second part was three-fifths of the fabric and the third part had a length of 66 cm. Calculate the original length of the fabric.
- PC disks
Peter has 45 disks in three colors. One-fifth of the disks are blue, red are twice more than the white. How much is blue, red and white disks?
- Value 4
If 5/18=425 what is the value 13/18?
On the large rosary was a third white, half red, yellow quarter and six pink. How many roses was in the rosary?
Daniel, Jolana and Stano collected together 34 blackberries. Daniel collected 8 blackberries more than Jolana, Jolana 4 more than Stano. Determine the number blackberries each collected .
- ATC camp
The owner of the campsite offers 79 places in 22 cabins. How many of them are triple and quadruple?
- The larger
The larger of two numbers is nine more than four times the smaller number. The sum of the two numbers is fifty-nine. Find the two numbers.
- Football season
Dalibor and Adam together scored 97 goals in the season. Adam scored 9 goals more than Dalibor. How many goals scored each?
- Cinema tickets
Cinema sold 180 tickets this Thursday, which is 20%. Monday 14%, Tuesday 6%, Wednesday 9%, Friday 24%, Saturday 12%, and Sunday 15%. How many tickets were sold per week?
- Jane class
When asked how many students are in class, Jane said, if we increase the number of students in our class by hundred % and then add half the number of students, we get 100. How many students are in Jane's class?
- UN 1
If we add to an unknown number his quarter, we get 210. Identify unknown number.