Chord of triangle

If the whole chord of the triangle is 14.4 cm long, how do you calculate the shorter and longer parts?

Correct answer:

a =  4.8 cm
b =  9.6 cm

Step-by-step explanation:

t=14.4 cm a:b = 1:2 a+b=t  a=1+21 t=1+21 14.4=524 cm=4.8 cm
b=1+22 t=1+22 14.4=548 cm=9.6 cm

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