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Math Problem: If a board is 9 feet 10 inches long is cut in half, how long is each new piece?

A. 4' 9" B. 4' 11" C. 5' D. 5' 2" E. 5' 5". I can't figure out how the answer is NOT 4' 10". PLEASE help.

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You cant figure out the answer cos half of 9 is four and a half so you have to add 4'6 to half of 10 inches which is 5'

so, whats 4'6 + 5'... you can do it!!

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Don't forget about the 1/8th kerf from the saw blade that will be lost Elle.....
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Rascals...that must be why my condo is listing...
Good thing youre here!

Morning mcx
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Hi ya.... Don't think the childs question really needed to get that detailed.
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No, it prolly doesnt, but it never hurts to know!
How are ya tday?
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Still madly in love with you know who, and taking a day off after a 10 day hay cut.
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Awwwwe, cute.

10 day, thats a lot a work, congrats!
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Get to do it again next week. Ahhhhh....summer....helps to buy beans for the winter....;)
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Hahaha, gotta stay warm...

Or just live here, then winter is summer :)
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Europe right? Must be exciting.
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Australia haha :)
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Used to be in Europe, from Europe too I spose, dont really count myself a European though
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Can't keep up with you. Fun trying though.
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Always fun to try. And, ya get a gold star fer effort. Im hard ta keep up with, leaving Oz in a year or so, back to the states prolly
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A warm welcome you shall recieve indeed.
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Yeah, fer sures, should be nice to go back, its certainly been a while.. year or two me thinks, was in canada not toooo long ago, popped throught the states but that doesnt really count, haha :)
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4 1/2 length 5 in. wide

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4.5 inches long

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Nope. It's suppose to be 4' 6".
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I just can't figure out how.
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The final answer is 4' 11"
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congrats. 59 inches is 4' 11"
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Congrats to you too.
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take 9 ft x12inches then add 10 inches than 1/2 of that figure total 4 ft 9 inches

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4 ft 11 inches is the correct answer which is also 59 inches.