MATH SOLVE

2 months ago

Q:
# Max and his friend zeke are comparing their ages. they figure out that if they double maxs age from 3 years ago and add it to zekes current age,the sum is 26. if zeke is currently 8 years old, determine how old max currently is

Accepted Solution

A:

Let m be max's age

Let z be zekes age

2m+z=26

Sub in zekes age

2m+8=26

2m=26-8

2m=18

M=18/2

M=9

Remember: this is Max's age THREE YEARS AGO. Therefore, add three to get his current age

9+3=12

Therefore, Max is currently 12

Hope this helps!

Let z be zekes age

2m+z=26

Sub in zekes age

2m+8=26

2m=26-8

2m=18

M=18/2

M=9

Remember: this is Max's age THREE YEARS AGO. Therefore, add three to get his current age

9+3=12

Therefore, Max is currently 12

Hope this helps!