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Eleanor has two children, jake and julie. jake is 4 years older than julie and the sum of hteir ages is 22 how old are the children

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desireecap6

is it multiple choice?

memories22514

We need to develop an equation with only one variable in it so that we may begin to work out each age. Let x be the age of Julie, such that Jake = x + 4 x + (x + 4) = 22 (sum of their ages) 2x + 4 = 22 2x = 18 x = 9 So, Julie is 9 years old and Jake is 13 years old.

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