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
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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
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Let

D= Devaughn's age

S= Sydney's age

So

D+S=64

D=S+12

Now

$D+S=64\Rightarrow D=64-S$

and so

S+12=64−S

2S=52

S=26

Therefore

D=S+12

D=38

D= Devaughn's age

S= Sydney's age

So

D+S=64

D=S+12

Now

$D+S=64\Rightarrow D=64-S$

and so

S+12=64−S

2S=52

S=26

Therefore

D=S+12

D=38

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