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A 37​-inch piece of steel is cut into three pieces so that the second piece is twice as long as the first​ piece, and the third piece is two inches more than four times the length of the first piece. find the lengths of the pieces.

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antone01

1st piece = x 2nd piece = 2x 3rd piece = 4x+2x + 2x +4x +2 = 377x+2 =377x = 35x = 35/7 = 5 1st piece = 5 inches 2nd piece = 10 inches3rd piece = 22 inches

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