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why.math

  • 4 years ago

what formula can be use to find Currently, Sam's coach is twice as old as Sam. When Sam started soccer 10 years ago, his coach was 3 times his age. How old is Sam now?..... i do NOT want the answer just the formula to find the answer

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  1. FishSandman
    • 4 years ago
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    y = Sam's coach's age x = Sam's age y = 2x y - 10 = 3(x - 10)

  2. FishSandman
    • 4 years ago
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    hopefully that's a good enough starting point :) if not just ask

  3. why.math
    • 4 years ago
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    i have not the slightest idea except it can either be 20, 10, 30 or 15

  4. why.math
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    thanks @fishsandman

  5. why.math
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    do you have another starting point because i think thats to close to the finish line :)

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