Hello

I have a question, Ann is 5 years older than Mary.If the sum of their ages is 51, find the age of each.

I am unsure on how to put it into an equation.

Thanks

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Hello

I have a question, Ann is 5 years older than Mary.If the sum of their ages is 51, find the age of each.

I am unsure on how to put it into an equation.

Thanks

I have a question, Ann is 5 years older than Mary.If the sum of their ages is 51, find the age of each.

I am unsure on how to put it into an equation.

Thanks

- Shannon
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Shannon wrote:Ann is 5 years older than Mary.If the sum of their ages is 51, find the age of each.

I am unsure on how to put it into an equation.

you can see how to do this here. i'd start with "mary: m, ann: m+5".

- buddy
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