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Cut Board Maths Picture Problem

Cut Board Maths Picture Problem - 27 September

As you can see in the picture, you have a hole with dimensions 9 ft. x 2 ft. Also available to you is a wooden board with dimensions 6 ft. x 3 ft.

Now you have to cover the hole with this board and you are allowed to cut the board into two pieces. Please see to it that the hole is completely covered and the boards should not be overlapping each other or extending beyond the edge.

How will you cut the board?

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  1. it is possible by zig- zag cutting.

  2. well, the areas are the same (18 sq. ft.), so you'll just have to cut the board "vertically and horizontally"...first, cut the block horizontally in a dimensions 2 ft. x 6 ft. and 1ft. x 6ft., second, cut the dimesion 1ft. x 6ft, vertically, and you'll have a two 1ft. x 3ft.dimensions. then you can now cover the hole...:-) :-) :-)