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4-46.

Kenali wants to cut a piece of rope into three equal pieces, and she wants to have a

A

-foot piece of rope (find ).

First, subtract

from to find the amount left for the three equal parts. Next, determine how long each of the three pieces will be. If three pieces must add together to be

feet, how long are they? feetA

-foot piece (find ).

The process for solving this problem is the same as in part (a).

Remember to subtractfeet from the total before dividing it into three parts. feetA

-foot piece (find ).

Follow the steps outlined in part (a).