A 48-foot rope is cut into three lengths. The second length of trope is twice the frist length. The third length of rope is one fifth the first length. What is the third length?

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A 48-foot rope is cut into three lengths. The second length of trope is twice the frist length. The third length of rope is one fifth the first length. What is the third length?

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\(x+2x+\frac{x}{5}=48\\ \frac{5x+10x+x}{5}=48\\ 16x =48\cdot 5\\ x=15\)

\(The\ third\ length\ is \ \frac{15}{5}ft=3ft\)

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asinus Feb 19, 2020