#### Answer

4 and 21 feet

#### Work Step by Step

x is the length of the shorter piece.
The length of the longer piece: $5x+1$
The sum of the twp pieces is 25.
$x+5x+1=25$
$6x+1=25$
$6x=24$
$x=4$
$5x+1=20+1=21$

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4 and 21 feet

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