a 80 meter cable is cut in 2pcs the length of pcs have ratio of 11to 5 . how long is shorter pc. i have 15x divided by 80 =5.3 11times 5.3 +5times5.3 but it doesnt add up please explain step by step how to solve its driving me crazy
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dude, you should 've 16x and not 15x.... 11+5=16
11x and 5x forming 80
5x =( 80/16) * 5 = 25
shorter is 25, longer is 55