Mathematics

Question

The lengths of 3 pieces of rope in the ratio 3:5:7. if the longest piece of rope is 56 inches long, how long is the shortest piece rope? (PLEASE SHOW STEPS!)

1 Answer

  • ratio being 3:5:7
    longest being 56 so 
    7x=56
    x=8
    multiply the other lengths by 8
    3*8=24
    5*8=40
    making the final 
    24:40:56
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