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Posted by **Anonymous** on Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 7:53pm.

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**Reiny**, Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 10:18pmlet the length be x-3, x, and x+3

had each been 4 ft shorter, they would have been:

x-7, x-4, and x-1

x-7 + x-4 + x-1 = 42

3x = 54

x = 18

the ropes are 15, 18 and 21 ft each

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