Posted by **mandy** on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 11:49pm.

a 27 inch board is to be cut into three pieces so that the second piece is 3 times as long as the first piece and the third piece is 5 times as long as the first piece. If x represents the length of the first piece, find the length of all three pieces.

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**Mac**, Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 12:31am
(X)+(3x)+(5x)=27

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