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A 17 foot pipe is cut into three sections. The longest section is 3 times as long as the shortest and the middle sized section is 2 feet longer than the shortest. Find the length of each section to the nearest foot

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    if the sections are a,b,c then we have

    a+b+c=17
    c=3a
    b=a+2

    solve those to get the lengths of
    3,5,9

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