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x - length of kite's body

x + 18 - length of kite's tail

x + x + 18 = 32 -> total length of kite plus its tail

2x + 18 = 32

2x = 14

x = 7 -> length of kite's body

x + 18 = 25 -> length of kite's tail

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Q: A kite and its tail total 32 feet in length. The tail is 18 feet longer than the length of the kite's body. How long is the kite's tail?
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