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A 57-foot long piece of rope is cut into two pieces so that one piece is three feet shorter than four times the other piece. Find the length of each piec

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    let the length of one piece be x so the other piece=4x-3 x+4x-3=57 5x=57+3=60 so x=60/5=12 so the other piece=45

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