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Mr. Nguyen has decided to divide among his three daughters. If the oldest gets twice as much as the youngest, and the middle daughter gets more than the youngest, how much does each child get? Write an equation and solve it. Be sure to identify your variables.  

Define your variable.
the amount of money the youngest girl gets

Write an equation using the information in the problem.