The string

They cut 113 cm from the string and divided the rest in a ratio of 5: 6.5: 8: 9.5. The longest part measured 38 cm. Find the original length of the string.

Correct result:

x =  229 cm

Solution:

o=113 cm  38=9.55+6.5+8+9.5 a  a=38 5+6.5+8+9.59.5=116 cm  x=o+a=113+116=229 cm



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