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 2 years ago
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Gerry is 4 years younger than Tom.If Tom is t years old, how old is Gerry?
I know how to write the expression, but I don't know how to solve. Please help! Thanks!
 2 years ago
Please help! Gerry is 4 years younger than Tom.If Tom is t years old, how old is Gerry? I know how to write the expression, but I don't know how to solve. Please help! Thanks!

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Mashy
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1hmmm tom is t years old and gerry is 4 years YOUNGER!

LLHZN
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah t4.Ok now how you solve it?

Mashy
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1thats all.. thats the answer! :P

LLHZN
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hm. okay i guess. How about this one: 150 people went to see "Ode to Algebra" performed in the school auditorium. If the number of children that attend the performance was, c, how many adults attend?

Mashy
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you tell.. 150 people went to see it children were C.. so how many left?

LLHZN
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i don't know, thats why I'm asking I'm a bit confused. Can you please explain?

Mashy
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1total people 150.. out of them 'c' number of them were kids.. so how many left??

LLHZN
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm sorry I'm lost. Its confusing me, wouldn't it be 150=a+c ?? I'm sorry I don't really understand.

Mashy
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1lets start simple if i said.. out of 10 people 4 were children.. how many are adults?

Mashy
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so that was 10  4 similarly out of 150.. c number of them are children.. hence the answer would be???

Mashy
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1:O c is a variable.. c could be 1 or 2 or 150... so the answer is 150  c

LLHZN
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I feel stupid. But WHY would it be 1 , 2 , or 150?

Mashy
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1thats algebra.. its a variable.. a variable could be any number!!! so in general.. it would be 150  c

LLHZN
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh. okay. But since its saying to find the amt of adults, then wouldn't it be 150c=a ?

Mashy
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok ok. yes.. 'a' is a variable that you are assigning to adults :)..

LLHZN
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ohh ok! Thank you so much!

LLHZN
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hey can you help me again??
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