Quantcast

Got Homework?

Connect with other students for help. It's a free community.

  • across
    MIT Grad Student
    Online now
  • laura*
    Helped 1,000 students
    Online now
  • Hero
    College Math Guru
    Online now

Here's the question you clicked on:

55 members online
  • 0 replying
  • 0 viewing

rebecca1233

Mrs. Computer is 3 times older than her daughter, Mousy. The sum of their ages is 52. How old is Mousy? Mousy is ____ years old. (Be sure to only type Mousy’s age in the answer blank.)

  • one year ago
  • one year ago

  • This Question is Closed
  1. Shane_B
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    Let x = Mrs. Computer and y = Mousy: x = 3y x+y=52 Solve it the same way as before...

    • one year ago
  2. viniterranova
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    3x=y and x+y =52

    • one year ago
  3. viniterranova
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    x=52/4 x = 13

    • one year ago
  4. viniterranova
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    3x , 3(13)=39

    • one year ago
  5. viniterranova
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    y=52-39, y=13

    • one year ago
  6. rebecca1233
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    so answer is 13

    • one year ago
  7. viniterranova
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    Mrs. computter has 39 years old and her daughter is 13 years old.

    • one year ago
  8. rebecca1233
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    Thanks!

    • one year ago
    • Attachments:

See more questions >>>

Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.

spraguer (Moderator)
5 → View Detailed Profile

is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...

23

  • Teamwork 19 Teammate
  • Problem Solving 19 Hero
  • You have blocked this person.
  • ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...

Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.

This is the testimonial you wrote.
You haven't written a testimonial for Owlfred.