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A rope is 89 cm long. It is cut into 3 pieces. The longest................Find the length of the shortest piece (in cm).

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A rope is 89 cm long.
It is cut into 3 pieces.
The longest piece is 3 times as long as the middle-sized piece and the shortest piece is 44 cm shorter than the longest piece.
Find the length of the shortest piece (in cm).

posted Aug 19 by Tapesh Kulkarni

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x+3x+(3x-44)=89 where x is the length of middle piece,solving get x=19,hence the length of shortest is 57-44=13(which is answer)

answer Aug 20 by Gangadharan Kv
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SHORTER PIECE = 13cm

answer Aug 20 by Gajendra Kumar



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