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A 65 foot rope is cut into 3 pieces the second piece is 3 times the length of the first piece and the third piece is 5 feet more than eight times the first piece find the length for each piece

 Sep 28, 2021
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x = first piece

3x = second piece

8x + 5 = third piece        summed , they equal = 65

 

x + 3x + 8x+5 = 65       <=======   can you take it from here?

 Sep 28, 2021

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