# A piece of rope 20 feet long is cut from a longer piece that is at least 32 feet long. The remainder is cut into four pieces of equal length. How would you describe the length of each of the four pieces?

Feb 13, 2018

Each piece is $3$ feet long.

#### Explanation:

$32 - 20 = 12$

The four remaining pieces have a total length of $12$ feet, but it wants the measure of each piece so:

$4 x = 12$

$x = 3$

So $3$ feet for each piece of rope.