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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~

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