# The carpenters

The carpenters cut the beam. Half of the cut pieces were 1 meter long, a quarter of the pieces were two meters long and the remaining 8 meters of the beam were cut into two equal parts.

- What was the length of the original beam?

- What part of the original beam was cut into meter pieces?

- What was the length of the original beam?

- What part of the original beam was cut into meter pieces?

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