Posted by **Brianna** on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 8:10pm.

a rope is cut into three pieces P,Q and R.the lengths of the pieces are in the ratio 3:5:7.if the is 33 feet and 9 inches long,find the lengths of P,Q, and R

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 9:11pm
let the 3 pieces have length:

3x, 5x, and 7x

3x + 5x + 7x = 33 3/4 inches = 135/4

15x = 135/4

x = 9/4

I will let you finish the rest, just 3 multiplications.

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**lilia**, Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 4:48pm
what is the ratio for 33 feet and 9 inches

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 11:19pm
42

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**😀**, Monday, October 26, 2015 at 7:01pm
P=81 inches

Q= 135 inches

R=189 inches

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 6:54pm
Wtf👆

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**blob**, Monday, January 25, 2016 at 7:50pm
hi

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