Given a set of integers S (positive and negative, may contain duplicates) can S be divided into three disjoint subsets that all sum to the same value? Prove this problem is NP-complete.

Is it possible to show directly that Subset Sum $\le_p$ 3-Partition, or would I have to do

Subset Sum $\le_p$ Partition $\le_p$ 3-Partition?


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