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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?
 2 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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RadEn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the expression algbera of this, is s = m + 24 and s + m = 68 with s = sarah's old, m=mother

AlyssaMescudi
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So, the answer would be?

RadEn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry, the first should s=m24 then to get s, do subtituting or elimination method from s=m24 > m=s+24 substitute m=s+24 to s+m=68, so s+m=68 s + s+24=68 2s + 24 = 68 2s = 6824 2s = 44 s = 44/2 = 22
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