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how many inches long is the radius of the largest circle that can fit inside a rectangle 18 inches long and 12 inches wide?
An 84-cm wire is cut into three pieces. the second piece is 4 cm longer than the first piece and the third piece is twice as long as the second piece. find the lenght of the shortest piece.

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    The circle diameter cannot be greater than 12 inches.

    S-4=F
    T=2S
    T+S+F=84

    2S+S+S-4=84 solve for Second (S).

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