Half of 2

Half of Ethan’s string is equal to 2/3 of Kayla’s string. The total length of their strings is 10 feet.

How much longer is Ethan’s string than Kayla’s?

Correct answer:

x =  1.4286 ft

Step-by-step explanation:

e/2=2/3 k e+k=10  3e4k=0 e+k=10  e=4075.714286 k=3074.285714  x=ek=5.71434.2857=107 ft=1.4286 ft

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