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A wire 20 cm long is cut into two pieces. The longer piece is 4 cm longer than the shorter piece.

Find the length of the shorter piece of wire

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  1. Let x = the shorter piece

    x + x + 4 = 20

    2x = 16

    x = ?

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  2. Two subtracted from ten times a number is -142. What is the number

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