Mathematics
MargarettGalfayan
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A 12 ​-foot piece of string is cut into two pieces so that the longer piece is 3 feet longer than twice the shorter piece. If the shorter piece is x feet​ long, find the lengths of both pieces.

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KingofCrash

length of longer piece = 2x + 3 x + 2x + 3 = 12 3x = 9  x = 3 shorter pice = 3 feet longer piece = 2(3) + 3 = 9 feet

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