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Asked Sep 30, 2019
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A cross section of a standard or nominal board measures 11 1/2 inch by  7 1/2 inch. The rough board is 12 inch by 8 inch but is planned and dried to the finished size. What is the percent of the wood is removed in planning and drying?

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The measure of the wood after dr...

The measure of the wood removed before drying by 12 in by 8 in.
The area of the wood is removed before drying is computed as follows
12 in x8 in
96 square inches
The area of the wood is removed after drying is computed as follows
11.5 in x 7.5 in = 86.25 square inches
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The measure of the wood removed before drying by 12 in by 8 in. The area of the wood is removed before drying is computed as follows 12 in x8 in 96 square inches The area of the wood is removed after drying is computed as follows 11.5 in x 7.5 in = 86.25 square inches

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