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Larry, Lionel, and Lester painted a fence. Larry painted the first 1/3 of the fence. Lionel painted 3/5 of what rtemained. Lester painted the final 40 ft. How long is the fence?

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    fence length x
    after Larry (2/3) x left to paint
    after Lionel (2/5)(2/3)x left to paint
    so
    40 = (4/15) x

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