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Algebra
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A board 22 cm long is cut into two pieces. One piece is 4 cm longer than twice the length of the other piece. Find the length of each piece.
8 cm and 14 cm 20 cm and 2 cm 10 cm and 12 cm 6 cm and 16 cm
May 18th, 2015

Let x - length one piece, then other is 2x+4 

x+(2x+4)=22

3x+4=22

3x=18

x=6

2x+4=16

answer is 6cm and 16cm

May 18th, 2015

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