# Mauro has 140 ft of rope. He will cut it into two pieces so that the length of the longer piece is 3 times the length of the shorter piece. What will the length of the longer piece be? _________ ft

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140= x +3x 140 =4x 140/4= 4x/4 35= x 3x= 105 The length of the longer piece is 105 feet

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