anonymous
  • anonymous
Minya is 30 years younger than her mom, and the sum of their ages is 58. How old is Minya?
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ParthKohli
  • ParthKohli
Let's say that mom is \(m\) years old, then Minya will be \(m - 30\). We know:\[ m + (m - 30) = 58 \]Solve for \(m - 30\).
anonymous
  • anonymous
I thought that to, but online it says minya is 14 but it doesnt explain how.
ParthKohli
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I'd explain that.

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ParthKohli
  • ParthKohli
can you first solve the equation?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Okay if it is m-30 = 58 then you would do the inverse of it which would be 58 - 30 = 28.
ParthKohli
  • ParthKohli
?
anonymous
  • anonymous
this is an equation.
ParthKohli
  • ParthKohli
\[ m - 30 = 58\]\[ m = 58 + 30\]
anonymous
  • anonymous
58 - 30 = 28
anonymous
  • anonymous
oh sorry 58 + 30 =88
ParthKohli
  • ParthKohli
Yeah
ParthKohli
  • ParthKohli
\[2m = 88 \implies m = 44 \implies m - 30 = 14 \]

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