# SOLUTION: A 20 foot piece of string is cut into two pieces so that one piece is 5 feet longer then the other . If the shorter piece is 8 feet long find the length of both pieces!

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Bodies-in-space Question 388138: A 20 foot piece of string is cut into two pieces so that one piece is 5 feet longer then the other . If the shorter piece is 8 feet long find the length of both pieces! Answer by Fombitz(13828)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!First problem, Substituting, Then, A is 7.5 feet long, B is 12.5 feet long. . . . Second problem, A is 8 feet long, B is 12 feet long.