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Michael is 4 times as old as Ashley and is also 6 years older than Ashley.How old is Michael?



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write a system of equations
M = 4A
M = 6+A

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choose to solve for A or M (Ashley or Michael)

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if you choose to solve for Ashley's age first, then you can set both equations equal to each other by saying
6 + A = 4A

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oh okay so it would be 2?

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3A = 6; divide both sides by 3
A = 2
now add 6 to get 8 for michael's age

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14

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14?

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no nevermind

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the answer is 8

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thanks :)

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welcome~