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Sarah is 6 years older than 3 times the age of her son Tom. The difference in sarah age and Tom's age is 28 years.
A. Write an equation using the information given?
B. How old are Sarah and Tom
 2 years ago
Sarah is 6 years older than 3 times the age of her son Tom. The difference in sarah age and Tom's age is 28 years. A. Write an equation using the information given? B. How old are Sarah and Tom

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spidergirl51
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Its Algebra I guess and i need to do it for hw can anybody help please c:

spidergirl51
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hmm anyone have a clue?

faby9898
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ill help just give me a minute to work it out

faby9898
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0gimme 5 minutes im asking my teacher

faby9898
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0There are two statements about the ages. That means there are TWO equations. Let S be Sarah's age and T be Tom's age. Then: S = 6 + 3T .... "Sarah is 6 years older than 3 times the age of her son Tom" S  T = 28 .... "The difference in Sarahs age and toms age is 28 years" Since you know from common sense that Sarah is older than Tom, you can drop the absolute value bars and have two equations in two unknows. The second is now: S  T = 28 .... which you can rewrite as: S = T + 28 .... and use this to subsitute for S in the first equation: (T + 28) = 6 + 3T T + 22 = 3T .... subtracted 6 from both sides 22 = 2T .... subtracted T from both sides T = 11 .... divide both sides by 2, and put the variable on the left Tom is 11 years old. Sarah's age is 6+3T = 6 + 3(11) = 6 + 33 = 39 years.

spidergirl51
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so sarah is 39 years old?

spidergirl51
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0just ask if u have any problems in math

spidergirl51
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i need to do a lot of these tyoe of problems for math and its super hard

faby9898
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its pretty easy once u find the equation and yes i have some problems in math but i manage to get threw them haha what grade r u in?

faby9898
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i am too haha its hard huh?

faby9898
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0u will get it soon enough haha i homeschool and i manage to get through it

edgarhinojoza
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0S = T(3) + 6 S  T = 28 the age difference 28 x's 3 + 6 = S S stands for Sara T stands for Tom

faby9898
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i kinda already said that in the last message :D

edgarhinojoza
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh my bad, i didnt see that

faby9898
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol its totally fine :)
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