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anonymous

  • one year ago

I'll give medal A board, 54 cm long is cut into three pieces such that the second piece is twice as long as the first and the third is 4 cm longer than the second. Find the length of the shorter piece.

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  1. campbell_st
    • one year ago
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    so if the 1st piece is x the 2nd piece is 2x the 3rd piece is 2x + 4 you are told the the total length is 54 so that means the equation is x + 2x + 2x+4 = 54 or 5x + 4 = 54 just solve for x

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so x=10

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