A piece of wire 205 inches long will be cut into three pieces for an art sculpture. The length of

A piece of wire 205 inches long will be cut into three pieces for an art sculpture. The length of the shortest wire is
one-third the length of the midsize wire, and the length of the longest wire is 8 inches more than two times the
length of the midsize wire. The following equation can be used to determine x, the length of the midsize wire, in
inches.
}x+ (2x + 8) + x = 205
Which number represents the length, in inches, of the midsize wire?
A.49.25
B.53.25
C.59.1
D.63.9


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