Posted by jane on Friday, March 18, 2011 at 10:38pm.
a 210 ft. long rope is cut into 3 pieces. the first piece of rope is 3 times as long as the second rope. the 3rd piece of rope is 2 times as long as the second piece of rope. What is the lenght of the longest piece of rope?

algebra  PsyDAG, Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 10:39am
Let x = 2nd Rope, then 3x = first and 2x = third.
x + 3x + 2x = 210
Solve for x.

algebra  Natalie, Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 1:02am
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alegebra  Anonymous, Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 9:52am
A 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?
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