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a 28 ft rope is cut into 2 pieces. one is 3 feet longer than the other. how long are the pieces?

  • algebra -

    x + (x+3) = 28
    2 x + 3 = 28
    2x = 25
    x = 12.5
    x+3 = 15.5

  • prealgebra -

    find the value of n for which 4(n-4)+13=7n+3?

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