Question A 3 metre long piece of ribbon is cut into two pieces in the ratio 3:2. How long is the shorter piece?

Step-by-step explanation: 3 meters = 300 cm anyway, the ratio tells us that the whole ribbon can be seen as the combination of 3 + 2 = 5 equally long parts. one such part is then 3 m / 5 = 0.6 m or 60 cm the shorter piece is 2 of these parts long : 2 × 0.6 = 1.2 m or 120 cm Log in to Reply

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