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# How many pieces each 25 inch long can be cut from a wire that is 2 inches long?

## Answer

###### Wiki User

###### May 21, 2012 6:18PM

None - the original wire is not long enough to make one piece.

Maybe you meant to say that the pieces are ** .25**
inches each, and the decimal

point got lost from the question. If that's what happened, then each piece is

to be 1/8 inch long, and you can get 16 of them from 2 inches of wire.

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