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Posted by **graciela** on Wednesday, August 18, 2010 at 2:59pm.

An 84-cm wire is cut into three pieces. the second piece is 4 cm longer than the first piece and the third piece is twice as long as the second piece. find the lenght of the shortest piece.

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**bobpursley**, Wednesday, August 18, 2010 at 3:05pmThe circle diameter cannot be greater than 12 inches.

S-4=F

T=2S

T+S+F=84

2S+S+S-4=84 solve for Second (S).

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