Jack cut a piece of wood that was 8 feet long into two pieces. One piece is three times as long as the other. How long is the shorter piece

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Jack cut a piece of wood that was 8 feet long into two pieces. One piece is three times as long as the other. How long is the shorter piece of wood.

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Camila 3 months 2022-02-15T20:05:32+00:00 2 Answers 0 views 0

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    2022-02-15T20:06:35+00:00

    Answer:

    2 feet

    Step-by-step explanation:

    2ft * 3 times longer = 6ft

    2 feet for the additional piece

    1 piece is 2ft, 1 piece is 6ft

    2ft+ 6ft = 8ft the length of original piece

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    2022-02-15T20:07:27+00:00

    2 ft long
    Bc 2×3=6 + 2 = 8

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