## Pre algebra

Fractions, ratios, percentages, exponents, number patterns, word problems without variables, etc.
charlenestafford43
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### Pre algebra

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

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

3/8 ?

little_dragon
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3/8 ?
yes!