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2-55.

Here are some new distances with given lengths to help Cecil cross the tightrope. Find at least two ways to get Cecil across. Write your solutions as numerical expressions. 2-55a HW eTool (CPM). 2-55b HW eTool (CPM).

1. Span of tightrope: $6$ feet
Given lengths: $1,3,4$ feet

Try to remember the way you solved problem 2-50 in class.

2. Span of tightrope: $8$ feet
Given lengths: $2,5,7$ feet

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This one is solved the same way as the last one.

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