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A wooden board 100 centimeters long is cut into two pieces. One piece is 16 centimeters longer than the other. What are the lengths of the two pieces

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Bao873

100=x+y x is 16 more than y x=16+y sub 16+y for x 100=16+y+y 100=16+2y minu s16 84=2y divide both sides by 2 42=y sub back x=16+y x=16+42 x=58 the legnths are 42 cm and 58 cm

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