The sum of three numbers is 86 . The second number is 3 times the third. The third number is 6 less than the first. What are the numbers?
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x + y + z = 86
y = 3z
z = x - 6, x = z+ 6
z + 6 + 3z + z = 86
5z = 80
z = 16
y = 48
x = 22
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