SOLUTION: a clerk cut a rope into 8 pieces of equal length. If each piece is 3 and1/2 feet long, how long was the rope before it was cut?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Mixture Word Problems Question 524076: a clerk cut a rope into 8 pieces of equal length. If each piece is 3 and1/2 feet long, how long was the rope before it was cut?Answer by oberobic(2304)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!8 pieces @ 3 1/2 ft per piece = 8* 7/2 = 56/2 = 28 ft.