Question A 20 ft. long piece of lumber is cut such that the first piece is 4 ft. longer than three times the second piece. what is the length of each piece?

Answer: 2nd = 4ft. 1st = 16ft Step-by-step explanation: 2nd = x 1st = 3x + 4 Piece of rope = 20ft. (3x + 4) + x = 20 4x + 4 = 20 4x = 16 x = 4 (second piece) First 3x + 4 3(4) + 4 12 + 4 = 16 Log in to Reply

Answer:2nd = 4ft.1st = 16ftStep-by-step explanation:(second piece)First