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When I read the sentence “We’re taught that you have to grab what you can before it’s gone,” I immediately recalled a segment from “The O’Reilly Factor” last week, in which host First it is stated that Marie spends 10 minutes on sawing a board into two pieces. Sign in Statistics Add translations 336,293 views 973 Like this video? If so, what was the fix?

Sign in 974 57 Don't like this video? In this life, we all have a guilty pleasure for which we feel little to no guilt. It was just a bit of humor (hence the community wiki) and I never expected it to be quite this popular - if it starts to look like it's threatening the The student probably has a more reasonable interpretation of the question.

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to cut two pieces from the end of a board ...", implying more strongly that the pieces were being cut so as to leave another remaining piece. Indeed it seems like this question is slightly ambiguous, however the student's answer is definitely correct! So if we think about just a one-off job carried out by a single person with a saw, then the student is right. anyway, my wife and I home school our kids because of stupid crap like this. –Eric M May 3 '13 at 20:02 28 Well, it depends on the topology of

  1. negative ten minutes? –richard1941 Jan 29 at 3:47 add a comment| up vote 17 down vote Quite a random question.
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Also, we don't know if the two boards are identical, so we must rely on assumptions here. I was just wondering if this came from actual work submitted by a student... I think you should seriously hunt them down and duke it out verbally. Romero.

Answer: 11 You have to draw the problem to get it...See below, and count the posts! |-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----|-----| 0-----10----20----30----40----50----60----70----80----90---100 share|cite|improve this answer edited Oct 3 '16 at 23:25 suomynonA 5,18411950 answered May Saw 2 DATE December 2009 SOURCE Cineaste;Winter2009, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p32 SOURCE TYPE Periodical DOC. asked 3 years ago viewed 119352 times active 24 days ago Blog Stack Overflow Podcast #101 - Matt Mullenweg on Open Source, Blogs, and Beyoncé Get the weekly newsletter! http://www.rpi.edu/dept/phys/Dept2/APPhys1/torque/torque/node8.html But still very informative and thorough, which is why I gave it a +1; it'd do you some good to add just a small bit to the bottom explaining the actual

Learn more You're viewing YouTube in English (United Kingdom). Cut along width to create 2 blocks each of 5cmx5cmx1cm. The story is not merely designed as a thin frame to showcase the finest in pain and the suffering of others. You don't get that with The Girl Next Door or I Spit On Your Grave.

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more hot questions question feed about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising info mobile contact us feedback Technology Life / Arts Culture / Recreation Science I'm surprised at your teacher. John Kramer share|cite|improve this answer answered May 27 '16 at 9:58 anonymous 1,880530 add a comment| protected by robjohn♦ May 3 '13 at 19:04 Thank you for your interest in this question. Saw 3 Cutting something into three pieces requires two cuts! ------------------------------- 0 cuts/1 piece/0 minutes ---------------|--------------- 1 cut/2 pieces/10 minutes ---------|-----------|--------- 2 cuts/3 pieces/20 minutes This is a variation of the "fence post"

Sign in to make your opinion count. Just wondering if this actually happened to a student. –amWhy May 3 '13 at 13:11 10 @amWhy: This reminds me of the Monty Hall Problem and the firestorm that it It can be seen as the fundamental question of film criticism in this half of the century, and still remains unresolved. Part of HuffPost • HPMG News BrowseInterestsBiography & MemoirBusiness & LeadershipFiction & LiteraturePolitics & EconomyHealth & WellnessSociety & CultureHappiness & Self-HelpMystery, Thriller & CrimeHistoryYoung AdultBrowse byBooksAudiobooksNews & MagazinesSheet MusicBrowse allUploadSign inJoinThe

Movieclips 2,822 viewsNew 1:35 Stand Up Guys (2012) - Someone's in the Trunk Scene (7/12) | Movieclips - Duration: 2:22. The teacher is right if the board has the topology of, say, a ring or a torus. ;) –Heidar May 24 '13 at 23:11 | show 5 more comments up vote We have the rate: 10 minutes to saw 2 pieces. I guess it isn't too late to start at square one –mon chéri May 3 '13 at 3:36 79 In all fairness, neither did whoever graded this problem.

I feel like I'm missing something critical here. algebra-precalculus arithmetic recreational-mathematics share|cite|improve this question edited May 31 '16 at 19:08 frank000 3,15921041 asked May 3 '13 at 3:31 mon chéri 3,94431026 566 This is simultaneously wonderful and sad. Every time I move the arm from the 90 position and return is ends up at a somewhat different angle/position.

As $1$ cut takes $10$ minutes, $2$ cuts will take $10 \times 2 =20$ minutes! $\mathcal Therefore,$ the student is correct with an answer of 20 minutes!

The problem has recurred so I had to dig up these two pages. They can execute this at the beginning to make one board into two. They don't talk about sawing equal length pieces or cutting two equal pieces from a very long board needing 3 cuts (you would have 3 pieces by then). Movieclips 154 viewsNew 2:42 Stand Up Guys (2012) - Do You Like to Dance?

Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site (the association bonus does not count). Copyright © 1999 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and DJ Wagner. They're completely different units. I'm rather ashamed to say I thought that was the answer,too-until I tossed out all my preconceptions and looked at it from scratch using only what I was given-as the student

Obvously it could not be done in 10 minutes. The length of a cut occupies some arbitrary amount of space which is of the same unit in which you are measuring the board. –awiebe Jan 11 '14 at 3:23