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Carpenter

Problem #46
Deadline to submit the solution: September 30th, 2001

A carpenter had a 16 yard long piece of lumber. Every day he would cut 2 yards of lumber off.

Q1. After how many days did he cut the last piece of lumber?

 

Solution:

 

ARJUN from USA
Grade: K Age: 5 School: HILLSIDE
Solution:
Q1: AFTER 7 DAYS

HE CUTS 2 YARDS OF LUMBER IN 1 DAY HE WOULD CUT 12 YARD OF LUMBER IN 6 DAYS THAT MEANS 7TH DAYS HE WOULD CUT 14TH YARD OF LUMBER AFTER THAT HE DOES NOT HAVE ANY LUMBER LEFT TO CUT. AFTER 7 DAYS HE CUT THE LAST PIECE OF LUMBER.


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