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

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