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Homework Help: math

Posted by mandy on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 1:17am.

a 17 foot piece of string is cut into two pieces so that the longer piece is 5 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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