# MATH

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A 210 ft. long rope is cut into 3 pieces. The first piece of rope is 3 times as long as
the second piece of rope. The third piece of rope is 2 times as long as the second
piece of rope. What is the length of the longest piece of rope?

• MATH -

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

solve:
x + 3x + 2x = 210

• MATH 2 -

x+3x+2x=210

2x_3x=210

• MATH -

72

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