The sum of Jack and Jill’s ages is 37. If Jill’s age is 7 more than twice Jack’s age(x), write an equation that could be used to find Jack’s

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The sum of Jack and Jill’s ages is 37. If Jill’s age is 7 more than twice Jack’s age(x), write an equation that could be used to find Jack’s age.

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Amaya 1 month 2021-09-23T20:44:08+00:00 1 Answer 0

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    2021-09-23T20:45:52+00:00

    Answer:

    x: age of Jill

    y: age of Jack

    x + y = 37(1)

    x – 7 = 2y(2)

    => (1) subtracts (2) => 3y = 30 => y = 10 (age of Jack)

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