# SOLUTION: a rope 82cm long is cut into two pieces with one peice 4 more than twice as long as the other. find the length of each piece.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear-equations Question 147637: a rope 82cm long is cut into two pieces with one peice 4 more than twice as long as the other. find the length of each piece.Answer by 24HoursTutor.com(40)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let the first piece of rope be x The second piece of rope is then 4 + 2x We know that together they were 82 cm. So we can write the equations as: x+2x+4=82 3x+4=82 3x=82-4 3x=78 x=78/3 x=26, the length of the first piece of rope 4+2x=4+52=56, the length of the second piece of rope. Ans.: The length of the two pieces of rope are 26cm and 56 cm. The above question is solved by one of the experts from 24HoursTutor.com We provide live 1:1 online homework help 1. 24X7 tutors available 2. Certified tutors 3. Only for \$9.99/hr