Word problem math
posted by Marco on .
Word problem. You cut a 2 m long board into 2 pieces . One piece is 10 cm shorter than the other. How long are each boards.?
I got. 1 pc at 80!cm. the other 1pc at 100 cm
Is this right ?

No. The two pieces must add up to 200 cm.
x + x + 10 = 200
2x = 190
x = 95
95 and 105 = 200