Mathematics
remleterry
33

A 10​-foot piece of string is cut into two pieces so that the longer piece is 1 footfoot longer than twice the shorter piece. If the shorter piece is x feet​ long, find the lengths of both pieces.

+3
(1) Answers
lilchop06

shorter piece = xlonger piece = 2x+13x+1 =103x=9x = 9/3=3short piece = 3 feet long piece = 2*3+1 = 7 feet

Add answer