# A rope is cut into 3 parts in the ratio 3:4:6. The length of the shortest part is 54 cm. What is the length of the longest part?

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3 : 4 : 6

What is the shortest one?

Yeah, it is 3. Replace it with 54.

54 : 4 : 6

You increased with 54, now how many "3's" did you increased?

That is 54/3 = 18.

To find the corresponding value of 4 and 6 on the ratio, multiply it by 18.

4 * 18 = 72

6 * 18 = 108

Check:

**54 : 72 : 108 << ------ the answer is 108**

54/3 : 72/4 : 108/6

18 : 18 : 18

The first and the shortest part is 54cm, as said.

The second and the average part is 72cm.

**The third and the longest part is 108cm.**

**And the rope is totally **234cm

What is the shortest one?

Yeah, it is 3. Replace it with 54.

54 : 4 : 6

You increased with 54, now how many "3's" did you increased?

That is 54/3 = 18.

To find the corresponding value of 4 and 6 on the ratio, multiply it by 18.

4 * 18 = 72

6 * 18 = 108

Check:

54/3 : 72/4 : 108/6

18 : 18 : 18

The first and the shortest part is 54cm, as said.

The second and the average part is 72cm.

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Let **x** be the constant:

3x + 4x + 6x = 54 cm + 4x + 6x

13x = 54 cm + 10 x

13x - 10x = 54 cm

__3x__ = __54__

3 3

*x = 18 cm*

The shortest is 3x = 54 cm (given)

3 (18 cm) = 54 cm

54 cm = 54 cm

**The longest is 6x**;

Length of Longest part =**6 (18 cm)**

__Length of longest part = 108 cm.__

3x + 4x + 6x = 54 cm + 4x + 6x

13x = 54 cm + 10 x

13x - 10x = 54 cm

54 cm = 54 cm

Length of Longest part =