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Author: Annie Fetter
Description: Geometry, difficulty level 3. You're given two spheres with centers 14 cm apart. If the two spheres intersect in a circle whose radius is 12 cm, and the radius of one sphere is 13 cm, what's the radius of the other sphere?

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