## Benny cuts a 12m length of rope into two pieces so that one piece is three times as the other how long is the shorter piece

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## Answers ( )

Let the pieces= x, 3x

Now, x+3x=12

=4x=12

x=12/4=3

Therefore the shorter piece is 3m in length

Step-by-step explanation:let 1st length =x

let second length=3x

ATQ -:

x+3x=12

4x=12

x=12÷4

x=3

hence 1st length= x

=3

2nd length= 3x

=3×3

=9