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A piece of timber 273cm long is cut into three piece in the ratio of 3to7to11.Determine the length of the three pieces.

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  1. Ignoring loss due to the width of the sawblade, let the pieces be
    3x, 7x, and 11x

    3x + 7x + 11x = 273
    solve for x, then evaluate each of the parts

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