180 ft long board is cut into 3 pieces. The second piece of board is twice as long as the first. The third piece of board is six times as long as the first.
What is the length of the first piece of the board?
math - Ms. Sue, Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 12:05pm
Let x = the first piece.
x + 2x + 6x = 180
9x = 180
x = ?
cambo - Shusa, Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 10:26am
algebra - nick, Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 8:02pm
a 9 foot board is cut in two pieces . one is 3.5 feet longer than the other . how long is the longer piece