Vickyisthesmartone123
  • Vickyisthesmartone123
David has a hose that is 27 ft long. He wants to cut it into two pieces so that the longer piece is 3 ft more than 2 times the length of the shorter piece. How long will each piece of hose be? Shorter piece: ft Longer piece: ft
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Vickyisthesmartone123
  • Vickyisthesmartone123
@sofiaalva
anonymous
  • anonymous
\[L=3+2S\] \[S+L=27\]
anonymous
  • anonymous
Make to equations with 2 variables. Here L is the longer place, and S is the smaller one.

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Vickyisthesmartone123
  • Vickyisthesmartone123
Uhhhh....:\
anonymous
  • anonymous
Do you know how to solve 2 equations with 2 variables?
Vickyisthesmartone123
  • Vickyisthesmartone123
I don't get this that's why i'm asking you.
F_Jayyy
  • F_Jayyy
wait hold up
anonymous
  • anonymous
That is not right @F_Jayyy
F_Jayyy
  • F_Jayyy
thats why i said hold up
Vickyisthesmartone123
  • Vickyisthesmartone123
OK.....:)
anonymous
  • anonymous
Lets solve the equations. \[L=3+2S\] \[S+L=27\]Insert eh value for L in the 2nd equation: \[S+(3+2S)=27 <=> S=8\] Insert the answer for S in one of the equations to find L. \[L=3+2*8=19\]
DARTHVADER2900
  • DARTHVADER2900
Shorter piece: 8 Longer piece: 19
DARTHVADER2900
  • DARTHVADER2900
Shorter piece: 8 Longer piece: 19
F_Jayyy
  • F_Jayyy
longer piece= 19 shorter piece= 8
F_Jayyy
  • F_Jayyy
he answered like a second before me lol
Vickyisthesmartone123
  • Vickyisthesmartone123
lol it's ok ill medal you
DARTHVADER2900
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anonymous
  • anonymous
This is not a side for just getting the answers. You need to know how to get the answers / understand the work.
Vickyisthesmartone123
  • Vickyisthesmartone123
next one!
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  • DARTHVADER2900
K
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Vickyisthesmartone123
  • Vickyisthesmartone123
@F_Jayyy and
DARTHVADER2900
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Next one?

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