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## Michael is X years old Jenny is twice as old as Michael the sum of there ages are 57. How old are Michael and Jenny

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Michael is X years old Jenny is twice as old as Michael the sum of there ages are 57. How old are Michael and Jenny

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2021-08-13T09:36:14+00:00
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Answer: See explanation

Step-by-step explanation:

Michael is X years old.

Jenny is twice as old as Michael. Thus means that Jenny = 2 × x = 2x

The sum of their ages is 57.

Therefore, x + 2x = 57

3x = 57

x = 57/3 = 19

Michael is 19 years

Jenny’s age = 2x = 2 × 19 = 38 years