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# A piece of rod $$\displaystyle\frac{7}{8}$$ metre long is broke into two pieces. One piece was $$\displaystyle\frac{1}{4}$$ metre long. How long is the other piece?

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## Length of wire $$= \dfrac{7}{8}$$metersafter break , length of one piece of wire $$= \dfrac{1}{4}$$ meterssecond is $$= x$$so, $$\dfrac{1}{4}+x=\dfrac{7}{8}$$$$\dfrac{1+4x}{4}=\dfrac{7}{8}$$$$x$$ $$= \dfrac{5}{8}$$$$\dfrac{1}{4}+\dfrac{5}{8}=\dfrac{7}{8}$$$$\dfrac{7}{8}=\dfrac{7}{8}$$MathematicsNCERTStandard VI

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