The task says "Divide a six meters long pole to pieces of the scale 2:3" I don't get it? How could I count that?
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Originally Posted by alexandra The task says "Divide a six meters long pole to pieces of the scale 2:3" I don't get it? How could I count that? One piece will be 2/5 th of the length of the pole and the other 3/5 th of the length of the pole, the pole is 6 metres. If you want to do this using only integer multiples of units convert to centimetres. CB
Originally Posted by alexandra The task says "Divide a six meters long pole to pieces of the scale 2:3" I don't get it? How could I count that? If you divide the log into (2+3) pieces and afterwards collect two and three pieces you are done. Therefore the two pieces are $\displaystyle \dfrac65 \cdot 2 = 2.4\ m$ and $\displaystyle \dfrac65 \cdot 3 = 3.6\ m$
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