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A line segment 56cm long is to be divided into two parts in the ratio of 2 : 5. Find the length of each part.

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Given: Length of the line segment =56 cm
Assume the lengths of the two parts be 2x cm and 5x cm.
2x + 5x = 56

7x = 56

x = 8 

Hence length of segments are 16 cm and 40 cm.

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Ravindra Pindel

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