tiff1998g
rachels brother is 33 years old . he is 3 times rachels age 16 years ago . how old is rachel ?



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tiff1998g
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its multiple choice so the answers could either be 11 , 27 , 16, or 24

ParthKohli
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\[\rm b = 33 \wedge b = 3(r  16) \implies 33=3(r  16)\]

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That speaks  if b = 33 and b also = 3(r  16), then 33 = 3(r  16).

tiff1998g
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i dont really need the work to show ho you did it , the answer by it self is fine :)

jiteshmeghwal9
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Let rachel's age be n
16 years ago Rachel will be n16.
3(n16)=33

ParthKohli
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\[\rm {33 \over 3} = r  16\]\[{33 \over 3} + 16 = r\]

tiff1998g
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thank you

ParthKohli
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You're welcome!

jiteshmeghwal9
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as well as my equation was also right :P