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A wooden railing is 82 feet long. It is to be divided into 4 pieces. Three pieces will be the same length, and the fourth piece will be 2 feet longer than each of the other three. Find the length of each piece.

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    3x + x + 2 = 82

    4x = 80

    x = 20

    Three pieces are 20 feet each. One piece is 22 feet long.

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