Tell me Sydney's age if Devaughn is 12 years older than Sydney and the sum of their ages is 64.

Sara Solomon 2022-09-30 Answered
Tell me Sydney's age if Devaughn is 12 years older than Sydney and the sum of their ages is 64.
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Joel Reese
Answered 2022-10-01 Author has 17 answers
Let
D= Devaughn's age
S= Sydney's age
So
D+S=64
D=S+12
Now
D + S = 64 D = 64 - S
and so
S+12=64−S
2S=52
S=26
Therefore
D=S+12
D=38
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