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AlyssaMescudi

  • 3 years ago

Write an expression that best represents the context of the word problem. Solve for the unknown values. If Sarah is 24 years younger than her mother and if the sum of their ages is 68, how old is Sarah?

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  1. RadEn
    • 3 years ago
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    the expression algbera of this, is s = m + 24 and s + m = 68 with s = sarah's old, m=mother

  2. AlyssaMescudi
    • 3 years ago
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    So, the answer would be?

  3. RadEn
    • 3 years ago
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    sorry, the first should s=m-24 then to get s, do subtituting or elimination method from s=m-24 ---> m=s+24 substitute m=s+24 to s+m=68, so s+m=68 s + s+24=68 2s + 24 = 68 2s = 68-24 2s = 44 s = 44/2 = 22

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