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Problem Statement

A board is cut from a cylindrical log as shown in the cross section on the activity sheet.

If the cant size is 8.3 inches and the log diameter is 15.8 inches , find the largest thickness, x, of a board of width 10.0 inches that can be cut on the side.

Activity Sheet on this webpage at British Columbia Institute of Technology

  • Status: Worth A First Look
  • Recommender: Tom Carey, University of Waterloo
  • Notes: from a larger collection Table of Examples on the BCIT site: " See examples of how various areas of mathematics are applied to various areas of technology" of the BCIT Mathematics Department.

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  • Career & Technical Education > General
  • Mathematics > General

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  • Undergraduate-Upper Division
  • Undergraduate-Lower Division

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