anonymous
  • anonymous
Having trouble setting these problems up :/ a) Mrs.Sheik was 24 years old when Ingrid was born. In three years, the sum of their ages will be 68. how old is each now? b) Gunta's dad is 25 years older than Gunta. The sum of their ages will be 61. How old is Gunta?
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ash2326
  • ash2326
a) Let Sheik and Ingrid's age be x and y, When Ingrid was born Sheik was 24 so we get \[x-y=24\] In three years the sum of their ages is 68, so \[(x+3)+(y+3)=68\] I think you can do now, @GOODMAN
anonymous
  • anonymous
Ohhhh..okayy!!! Thanks! The same applies to the other problem as well?
ash2326
  • ash2326
Yeah, Could you write the equation for second one?

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anonymous
  • anonymous
Let Gunta=x and Dad=y Gunta's dad is 25 years older than Gunta, so, y=x+25 The sum of their ages is 61 x+y=61 I dont know if i did it right...
ash2326
  • ash2326
Correct:D Good work @GOODMAN
anonymous
  • anonymous
So exactly how would i find the ages..im still a little confused about all the variables.
ash2326
  • ash2326
In both the cases, x and y will give us the present ages
anonymous
  • anonymous
Okay!
ash2326
  • ash2326
Did you understand?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Yea, somewhat! I got the idea, im just not fond of word problems, lol. Thanks for your help!
ash2326
  • ash2326
You're welcome, :D
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