# Algebra

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a 260 m wire is cut into 3 pieces. The second is 4 times longer than the 1st. The third is 2 times longer than the 2nd how long is each piece=

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Let x = the length of the first piece.

x + 4x + (2 * 4x) = 260

5x + 8x = 260
13x = 260
x = ?

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20

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