Praxis Core Practice Question

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A lumberyard charges $1 per cut to trim boards. Bob buys a 12-ft board and wants it cut into twelve 1-ft pieces. How much will he be charged for the cutting?

a. $12

b. $11

c. $13

d. $10

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Answer

B: The first ten cuts will remove ten 1-ft pieces and leave the last two feet. An eleventh cut then cuts this last piece in half creating the final two 1-ft pieces.

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