At a picnic, a 16-foot long sandwich is cut into 2 pieces. The ratio of the lengths of the 2 pieces is 3:1. What is the length, to the nearest foot, of the longer pieces.

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2015-10-30 13:53:19

3:1....added = 4 3/4(16) = 48/4 = 12 <== longest piece is 12 ft 1/4(16) = 16/4 = 4

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