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A wire fence is to be constructed with 9 strands of wire. The lowest 3 spaces are 3, 3, and 4 inches. The remaining spaces are becoming wider by the same amount. Calculate distance between remaining wires.

Height of fence- 52.5 inches.

9 wires create 8 spaces.

"The remaining spaces are becoming wider by the same amount."

Widths of the remaining 5 spaces: 4+x, 4+2x, 4+3x, 4+4x, 4+5x.

total space: 3 + 3 + 4 + (4+x) +...+ (4+5x) = 52.5

30 + 15x = 52.5

x = 1.5

width of remaining 5 spaces:

5.5 in

7 in

8.5 in

10 in

11.5 in

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