Ask questions and get helpful answers.

A 36 inch board is to be cut into three pieces so that the second piece is 3 times as long as the first piece and the third piece is 5 times as long as the first piece. If x represents the length of the first piece find the length s of all three pieces

  1. 👍
  2. 👎
  3. 👁
  4. ℹ️
  5. 🚩
1 answer
  1. x+3x+5x=36 inches
    x=4inches

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
    3. ℹ️
    4. 🚩
    👤
    bobpursley

Answer this Question

Related Questions

Still need help?

You can ask a new question or browse existing questions.