Posted by **Mayi** on Monday, September 30, 2013 at 8:27pm.

a 60 inch string is cut in 2 pieces, the first piece is 6" longer than twice the second piece, find th elength

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, September 30, 2013 at 8:28pm
Let x = the shorter piece

x + 2x + 6 = 60

3x = 54

x = ?

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**Jimmy**, Monday, September 30, 2013 at 9:44pm
thank you so much Ms. Sue, can you please help direct me with my other question.

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