The sum of three numbers is 117 . the third number is 3 times the second. the first number is 8 less than the second. what are the numbers?

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Let the second number be x.
First number = x - 8
Third number = 3x
Sum of the numbers = 117
x - 8 + x + 3x = 117
5x = 125
x = 25
Thus,
The first number is 17. The second number is 25. The third number is 75.