anonymous
  • anonymous
64 is 4 times the difference between Sarah's age, a, and 44. Assume Sarah is older than 44. Write an equation to determine Sarah's age (a).
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anonymous
  • anonymous
Can you work backwards?
anonymous
  • anonymous
huh?
anonymous
  • anonymous
i mean if 64 is 4 times the difference then your first(not final) equation would be y times 4 = 64

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anonymous
  • anonymous
if you have to multiply something by 4 to get 64, just divide 64 by 4 to get that mysterious number
anonymous
  • anonymous
16
anonymous
  • anonymous
yep so "4 times the difference between sarahs age and 44"
anonymous
  • anonymous
" the difference" would be 16, which you just told me
anonymous
  • anonymous
so 16 is the difference between sarahs age and 44
anonymous
  • anonymous
so we write a-44=16
anonymous
  • anonymous
thats your equation. now can you tell me what, a, sarahs age is?
anonymous
  • anonymous
you there?
anonymous
  • anonymous
sorry
anonymous
  • anonymous
yeah im here
anonymous
  • anonymous
no problem
anonymous
  • anonymous
just helping my sister with something.
anonymous
  • anonymous
a=60
anonymous
  • anonymous
yup so sarahs a 60 year old good job peace
anonymous
  • anonymous
thanks!

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