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pokemon23

  • 2 years ago

Hello openstudy I just got back my exam and I got a 99 but their a question I got wrong that cost me some points the question is Josh is 2 years older than Paul. The sum of their ages is 24. If p represents Paul age.

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  1. pokemon23
    • 2 years ago
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    represent Josh's age in terms of p my answer is 2+p

  2. pokemon23
    • 2 years ago
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    this question consist of three parts

  3. pokemon23
    • 2 years ago
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    write an equation thaT SAYS THE SUM of their ages is 24

  4. pokemon23
    • 2 years ago
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    solve your equation .

  5. pokemon23
    • 2 years ago
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    old is each is each boy ? Josh:_____ and Paul _____ years old

  6. pokemon23
    • 2 years ago
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    my equation was p+2=24

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    • 2 years ago
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    Paul = p years old Josh = p + 2 years old (p) + (p + 2) = 24 2p + 2 = 24 2p = 22 p = 11 So Paul is 11 years old And Josh is 11 + 2 = 13 years old

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    • 2 years ago
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    thanks

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