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a 10-inch-long board is cut into two pieces that have lengths in the ratio 2:7. What is the length of each new piece?

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  3. 2:7

    2+7 = 9

    2/9 times 10 equals 2.22

    7/9 times 10 equals 7.78

    the length of first piece is 2.22 and the 2nd piece is 7.78

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