Posted by TIM on Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 7:26pm.
an electrian cuts a 22 ft piece of wire into two pieces. one oiece is 18 ft longer than the shortor piece. how long are the pieces?

math  Reiny, Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 7:34pm
x + x+18 = 22
2x = 2218
2x = 4
x = 2
one piece is 2 feet, the other is 20 feet.
Check is 20 greater than 2 by 18 ?
is the sum of 2 and 20 equal to 22 ?

math  TIM, Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 7:35pm
iam trying to find how long the longer piece is and how long the shortor piece is?
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