Posted by **drea** on Friday, August 5, 2011 at 9:43pm.

Xavier's dining room table was unstable because one leg was shorter than the others. He placed a 7/8 inch thick piece of wood under the short leg, and it became even with the other legs, which are 18 3/4 inches long. How many inches long was the short leg before Xavier added the wood?

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, August 5, 2011 at 9:44pm
Subtract 7/8 from 18 3/4

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