# SOLUTION: Yuri has a board that is 98 inches long. He wishes to cut the board into two pieces so that the pieces will be 10 inches longer that the other. What should the lenght of each piece

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 Question 99544: Yuri has a board that is 98 inches long. He wishes to cut the board into two pieces so that the pieces will be 10 inches longer that the other. What should the lenght of each piece?Answer by 303795(595)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!One piece will be x in length and the second will be x + 10 in length. x + x + 10 = 98 2x + 10 =98 2x = 88 x =44 the second piece is therefore 54 in length