Posted by Joanna on Monday, August 19, 2013 at 1:44pm.
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

Math  Steve, Monday, August 19, 2013 at 2:01pm
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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