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the four oldest people in golden city have lived 384 years. the difference in ages for the youngest and the next oldest is 14. the next youngest is 3 years older than the youngest. the oldest is 20 years older than the average of the next oldest and youngest. how old is each ?

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Winkey180

Youngest = x years old Next oldest = x + 14 next youngest = x + 3 average of  youngest and next oldest = (2x + 14) / 2 = x + 7 oldest = x + 7 + 20 = x + 27 so our equation is x + x + 3 + x + 14 + x + 27 = 384 4x + 44 = 384 x = 340/4 = 85 So the ages are 85, 88, 99 and 112.

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