# SOLUTION: Good evening! help me in this problem,. Jone has three ribbons of different colors and lengths. She has 3.5 meters of blue ribbons, 4.9 meters of red ribbon, and 5.6 meters of wh

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Miscellaneous Word Problems Question 60872: Good evening! help me in this problem,. Jone has three ribbons of different colors and lengths. She has 3.5 meters of blue ribbons, 4.9 meters of red ribbon, and 5.6 meters of white ribbon. He wou like to cut these ribbons so that all pieces of the three different colored ribbons have the same length. What is the longest length into which she could cut the ribbons? Explain me please! modiAnswer by checkley71(8403)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!define all the factors of each length thus: 3.5=.7*5 4.9=.7*7 5.6=.7*8 tghus the longest length is .7 meters and you'll have 5+7+8=20 ribbons of .7 meters length.