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anonymous
 5 years ago
If Leah is 6 years older than Sue, and John is 5 years older than Leah, and the total of their ages is 41. Then how old is Sue?
anonymous
 5 years ago
If Leah is 6 years older than Sue, and John is 5 years older than Leah, and the total of their ages is 41. Then how old is Sue?

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amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0L= S+6 ; and J= 5+L; S+J+L=41. S=L6; J=5+L; L=L. To wit; (L6)+(5+L)+L=41 >3L1=41 > 3L=42. L= 42/3 = 14 Leah is 14; Sue is 146 = 8; and John is 14+5=19. 14+8+19= 22+19 = 41 John should be moving out soon :)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0take sue's age to be x. Sue= x Leah = x + 6 yrs old. John = x + 6 +5 yrs old. total = x + x + 6 + x + 6 + 5 =3x + 17 = 41 yrs old 3x = 41  17 = 24 x(Sue's age) = 24 / 3 = 8 yrs old. i hope i helped u with your work :)
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