# a piece of wood is 180cm long, Tom cuts it into three pieces in the ratio 2:3:4 Work out the length of the longest piece

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2:3:4 2:3:4 can be written as 2x:3x:4x 2x+3x+4x=180 9x=180 x=20 Therefore it is 40:60:80

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