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The 120-foot rope is cut into 3 pieces.The first of rope is twice as long as the second piece of rope.The third piece of rope is three times as long as the second piece of rope.What is length of the longest piece of rope.

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    second piece - x ft
    first piece - 2x feet
    third piece - 3x

    solve x + 2x + 3x = 12

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    first piece is 2X
    second piece is X
    third piece is 3X

    solve : X+2X+3X=120
    once you solve for X, then just plug it in.

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