# Math

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This is Translating Problems into Equations:
(a) Ms. Dixon had a 25ft ribbon that was cut into two peices.
(b) One piece is 6ft longer than the other.

Ms. Dixon -->
Ribbon/Pieces -->
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If the shorter piece is x, then the longer is x+6

x + x+6 = 25
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Thanks so much!!!!!! That was the only problem I had trouble on.

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