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sbuck98
 one year ago
3 word problems
sbuck98
 one year ago
3 word problems

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Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0`karen is 13 years older than juan` let karen = x and juan =y so you can replace karen and juan with x and y `x is 13 years older than y` here is represent `=` sign

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0older than so means + sign `x is 13 years + y` replace is with equal sign

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0`the sum is 55` again is represent equal sign sum/add so when you add their agez u should get 55 `x+y=55`

sbuck98
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I need to find x and y though... @Nnesha

sbuck98
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can u help me with all 3?

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\(\color{blue}{\text{Originally Posted by}}\) @Nnesha older than so means + sign `x is 13 years + y` replace is with equal sign \(\color{blue}{\text{End of Quote}}\) dw:1443470989015:dw

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0first equation x=13+y 2nd equation x+y=55 now solve for x and y

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\huge\rm \color{ReD}{x=13+y}\]\[\huge\rm \color{ReD}{x}+y=55\] substitute x for 1st equation into 2nd

sbuck98
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can you help with the other 2?

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.042 is what ? show ur work

sbuck98
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0rearranging and solving

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.04213 isn't equal to 55

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well 52+3 is also equal to 55

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we don't know their age we can't say juan is 42 or karent is 42

sbuck98
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.013+y=55 thats what im trying to solve

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0just substitute x with 13+y dw:1443472032633:dw the other y stay the same

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now solve for y \[\huge\rm 13+y+y=55\] first combine like terms

sbuck98
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0why are you using 3 ys?

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1443472292016:dw these are 2 equations

sbuck98
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and the solution is 0 for the both.

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i have no idea how u got 0 please show ur work so i can understand where u did a mistake .

sbuck98
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0please tell me how I am suppose to solve ot

Nnesha
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0solve for y \[\huge\rm 13+y+y=55\] first combine like terms what are like terms at left side ?
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