Friday

March 27, 2015

March 27, 2015

Posted by **destinee** on Friday, March 25, 2011 at 8:13am.

- MATH -
**Reiny**, Friday, March 25, 2011 at 8:42amshort piece --- x

longer piece -- 3x

solve x + 3x = 10

4x = 10

x = 10/4 or 2.5 feet

short piece = 2.5 ft

longer piece = 7.5 feet

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

Math word problem - I know the answer, but is there a formula to show work? Amy ...

math - an electrician cuts a 29 foot piece of wire into two pieces. one piece is...

geometry - how many inches long is the radius of the largest circle that can fit...

math homework - A37 foot long Submarine sanwich is cut in to three piece.the ...

math - a 27 inch board is to be cut into three pieces so that the second piece ...

Math - A 384-m wire is cut into three pieces. The second piece is 3 m longer ...

math - a wire 54cm long is cut into three pieces. the second piece is twice the ...

math - An electrician cuts a 26ft piece of wire into two pieces. One piece is ...

Algebra - A 180-m wire is cut into three pieces. The third piece is 20 m longer ...

algebra - A 384-m wire is cut into three pieces. The second piece is 3 m longer ...