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If it takes one second to cut it into a 1-meter strip, how long would it take to cut entire ribbon into 1-meter strips?

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We have a 100-meter piece of ribbon.

If it takes one second to cut it into a 1-meter strip how long would it take to cut the entire ribbon into 1-meter strips?

posted Jul 31, 2018 by Swati Arora

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Number of cuts will be 100-1=99 as the last strip doesn't need to be cut
Total time required is 99 seconds=1 min 39 seconds

answer Jul 31, 2018 by Hanifa Mammadov



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