A cable 84 meters long is cut into two pieces so that one piece is 18 meters longer than the other. Find the length of each piece of cable.
Use the Guess and Check table in the eTool below to solve the problem.
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Substitute numbers into Part 1.
Subtract 18 from Part 1 to get Part 2.
Add Part 1 and Part 2. Does your sum equal 84? If not try another number.