Posted by **terri** on Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 6:55am.

A segment is divided into two parts having lengths in the ratio of 5:3. If the difference between the length of the parts is 6," find the length of each part.

x = ?

segment 1 = (5x) = ? inches

segment 2 = (3x) = ? inches

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- geometry - A segment 12" long is divided into two segments having lengths in the...
- math - Points X and Y are on a number line, and Y partitions XZ segment into two...
- math - Points X and Y are on a number line, and Y partitions XZ segment into two...
- Math - Points X and Y are on a number line, and Y partitions XZ segment into two...
- Math - Points X and Y are on a number line, and Y partitions XZ segment into two...
- Goemetry - segment PQ with endpoints P(4,2) and Q(2,17) is dilated by a scale ...
- geometry - The lengths of segments PQ and PR are 8 inches and 5 inches, ...
- geometry - The lengths of segments PQ and PR are 8 inches and 5 inches, ...
- math - A string is cut into two parts.The ratio of lengths of the string and the...
- geometry - 5. The lengths of segments PQ and PR are 8 inches and 5 inches, ...

More Related Questions