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## Samantha is four years older than Perla. Karla is twice as old as Samantha. The sum of their ages is 36. How old is Karla?

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Samantha is four years older than Perla.

Karla is twice as old as Samantha. The sum

of their ages is 36. How old is Karla?

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2021-07-23T16:01:40+00:00
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Karla would be 20 years old

(X+4)+x+2(x+4)=36

X+4+x+2x+8=36

4x+12=36

4x=24

X=6

(X+4)=Samantha

X=perla

2(x+4)=Karla

Plug in x into 2(x+4)

2(6+4)

2(10)

20

So Karla is 20