### Home > CC1 > Chapter 5 > Lesson 5.1.2 > Problem 5-16

Kelani wants to cut a piece of rope into several equally-sized pieces and then have a

A

-foot piece of rope (find *n*).

The equation

represents this length of rope.

Now solve the equation to find. Subtract

from both sides. Divide each side by

.

A

-foot piece of rope (find *x*).

You can use the equation

to represent this length of rope.

Follow the steps outlined in part (a) to solve for.

A

-foot piece of rope (find *j*).

Can you write your own equation for this rope?

Remember that there are only*j*'s and the total length isfeet.