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Posted by **carole** on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 4:56pm.

- algebra 1 -
**Steve**, Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 11:47pmJust make symbols out of the words, sentence by sentence.

two parts: x and 55-x

We can let x be the larger piece.

2x = 12 + 5(55-x)

2x = 12 + 275 - 5x

7x = 287

x = 41

so, the pieces are 41" and 14"

check:

82 = 12 + 70

- algebra 1 -
**kit kat**, Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 7:14pm6 = a/4 + 2

Is the answer 16? Thats what i got

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