Algebra Equations, Inequalities, and applications

Algebra
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Nagaraj Nanjappa has a party length submarine sandwich 59 in. long. He wants to cut it into three pieces so that the middle piece is 5 in. longer than the shortest piece and the shortest piece is 9 in. shorter than the longest piece. How long should the three pieces be?

Aug 1st, 2015

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Well in the equation, just solve for x: 

x + (9+5) + 9 = 59 x + (14) +9 = 59 x + 23 = 59 x 

= 59 - 23 x = 36

 first part: 36 middle: 14 last part: 9 total: 59

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