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rebecca1233

  • 3 years ago

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.)

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

  2. viniterranova
    • 3 years ago
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    3x=y and x+y =52

  3. viniterranova
    • 3 years ago
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    x=52/4 x = 13

  4. viniterranova
    • 3 years ago
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    3x , 3(13)=39

  5. viniterranova
    • 3 years ago
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    y=52-39, y=13

  6. rebecca1233
    • 3 years ago
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    so answer is 13

  7. viniterranova
    • 3 years ago
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    Mrs. computter has 39 years old and her daughter is 13 years old.

  8. rebecca1233
    • 3 years ago
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    Thanks!

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