Posted by **Anonymous** on Saturday, April 24, 2010 at 2:03pm.

The 120-foot rope is cut into 3 pieces.The first of rope is twice as long as the second piece of rope.The third piece of rope is three times as long as the second piece of rope.What is length of the longest piece of rope.

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**Reiny**, Saturday, April 24, 2010 at 2:42pm
second piece - x ft

first piece - 2x feet

third piece - 3x

solve x + 2x + 3x = 12

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**john smith**, Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 5:14pm
first piece is 2X

second piece is X

third piece is 3X

solve : X+2X+3X=120

once you solve for X, then just plug it in.

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