# A string is cut into 3 pieces A,B ,C in the ratio 1:2:4 .if "C" is longer than "B" by 24 feet.find the length of the string

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2015-02-09T20:14:23+08:00

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C=B+24
B:C = 2:4 so B=24
24÷2=12
(1x12):(2x12):(4x12)
12:24:48
12+24+48
=74 feet
2015-02-09T22:28:30+08:00

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A =

B =

C =

C - B = 24 feet
= 24 feet
= 24 feet
Question: A number multiplied by  yields 24 feet, what is the number?

(x ) = 24 feet
(Multiply  to both sides to eliminate  )

x =
x =
x = 84 feet