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July 24, 2014

July 24, 2014

Posted by **Jim** on Wednesday, August 1, 2007 at 11:10am.

No. I answered the same question last week.

The total length of 10 would have to be equal to 7x + 5. That means

7x = 5

x = 5/7

You have an additional requirement that

2x + 5 = 5x, since B is the midpoint.

This requires

3x = 5; x = 5/3

These two requirements cannot both be satisfied.

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