A wise man once said “400 reduced by 3 times my age is 244.” How old is the wise man?

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A wise man once said “400 reduced by 3 times my age is 244.” How old is the wise man?

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Sophia 1 month 2021-10-17T11:26:26+00:00 2 Answers 0 views 0

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    2021-10-17T11:27:56+00:00

    Answer:

    52 years old

    Step-by-step explanation:

    let this mans age be a

    400-3a=244

    400=244+3a

    400-244=3a

    156=3a

    a=52

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    2021-10-17T11:28:06+00:00

    Answer:

    52 years old

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Let x= man’s age

    400-3x=244

    -3x=-156

    x=52

    The man is 52 years old.

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