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. A 110-foot long piece of rope is cut into two pieces so that one piece is two ninths as long as the other piece. Find the length of each piece

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    20,90

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    So let the length of piece one be x. Then the length of piece two is (2/9)x We know the two pieces added must equal the original 110 feet. x+(2/9)x=110 (11/9)x=110 x=90

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    x+(2/9)x=110 11x/9=110 x=90 theother piece=(2/9)*90=20

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