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  • one year ago

Huilan is 6 years older than Thomas. The sum of their ages is 92. What is Thomas's age?

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thats wrong

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    but thanks for trying

  3. Jadeishere
    • one year ago
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    okay so here is the equation n + (n + 6) = 92

  4. Jacob902
    • one year ago
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    i dont want to give the answer alway heres and example Alvin is 7 years younger than Elga The sum of their ages is 87 What is Elga's age?

  5. Jacob902
    • one year ago
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    If Alvin is 7 years younger than Elga, then Alvin + 7 = Elga. If the sum of their ages is 87, then Alvin + Elga = 87. Substitute Alvin + 7 in the previous equation to get Alvin + (Alvin + 7) = 87. Reduce that and get 2 Alvin = 80 which means that Alvin = 40. That means that Elga = 47.

  6. Jadeishere
    • one year ago
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    Basically what Jacob said. :) If you try to use the equation n + (n + 6) = 92 n is Thomas' age what you have to do is this; 1) simplify the equation 2n + 6 = 92 2) isolate the variable 2n = 86 n = 86/2 then go form there >.<

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    can u guys give each metals i can't give u both metals

  8. Jacob902
    • one year ago
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    sure

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