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# A stick 1 meter long is broken into 2 pieces if one piece is 9cm longer than the other how long are the pieces?

Updated: 9/26/2022

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1 metre = 100 centimetres 54.5cm and 45.5cm (54.5 - 45.5 = 9cm) A revised answer: Let's call the unknown lengths (x+9) and x (x+9)+x = 100 x+x = 100-9 2x = 91 x = 45.5 So the lengths are indeed 54.5cm and 45.5cm

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