Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 1 - Section 1.8 - Multiplication and Division of Fractions - Exercise - Page 48: 44


$512$ board feet

Work Step by Step

RECALL: Number of Board Feet = $\dfrac{\text{number of boards} \times \text{thickness} \times \text{width} \times \text{length}}{12}$ where thickness, width, and length are all in inches. Using the formula above gives: Number of Board Feet $\\=\dfrac{24 \times 4 \times 4 \times 16 }{12} \\=\dfrac{6144}{12} \\=512$
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.