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Lindsayb12
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Mia is three years older than twice her sister Brooke's age. The sum of their ages is less than 30. What is the greatest age Brooke could be?
(Points : 1)
a.)7
b.)8
c.) 9
d.)10
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 2 years ago
Lindsayb12 Group Title
Mia is three years older than twice her sister Brooke's age. The sum of their ages is less than 30. What is the greatest age Brooke could be? (Points : 1) a.)7 b.)8 c.) 9 d.)10
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abdul_shabeer Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I think 8
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abdul_shabeer Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Let Mia's age be m and her sister's age be x m=2x+3 2x+3+x=less than 30 For greatest age we need to take largest number. 3x+3=29 x=26/3 But the options are all in whole numbers, so if 3x+3=27 then x =8
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LET HER SIS AGE BE x then mia=3+2x....x+(3+2x)=30 therefore....3x+3=30..... 3x=27...x=27/3.... x=9
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@ Trustted Sum of their ages is less than 30
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i didnt c that... so u myt b correct
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