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63 inch pipe is cut in to two pieces. one piece is two times the length of the other. what is the length of the two pieces.

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    x + 2x = 63

    3x = 63

    x = 21

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    divide the pipe into thirds.
    How long is 1/3 of the pipe?

    The two pieces are 1/3 and 2/3 of the original length

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