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3-40.

Clyde has two broken ruler segments. One shows from $2\frac { 1 } { 2 }$ inches to $5$ inches, and the other shows from $3\frac { 1 } { 2 }$ inches to $5\frac { 1 } { 2 }$ inches. Which piece is longer? How much longer is it?