How can you cut an 8-foot by 3-foot board into two pieces so that both pieces together cover a 12-foot by 2-foot hole?
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Cut the timber like this.
But you'll need some glue too!
I hope this helps.
Last edited by Ting; Oct 16th 2008 at 04:09 PM.
Ting, thank you very much. We tried it and it worked perfectly. My grandson will now get a few extra points on his homework.
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