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TUTTI Jaime is 3 years older than Crystal. Marissa is twice as old Jaime. The sum of their ages is 45. How old is each

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TUTTI

Jaime is 3 years older than Crystal.

Marissa is twice as old Jaime. The sum

of their ages is 45. How old is each

person?

a) Define a variable:

b) Write an equation.

c) Solve the equation.

d) Answer what is being asked in a

complete sentence.

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2021-08-10T20:19:19+00:00
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Answer:See Explanation

Step-by-step explanation:Solving (a): The VariablesThe variables are the ages of Jaime, Crystal and Marissa;Let

x represents Jaime’s age;

y represents Crystal’s age;

z represents Marissa’s age

Solving (b): EquationSolving (c): Result of the equations— (1)— (2)— (3)Make y the subject in (1)Substituteandin (3)Collect Like TermsSolve for xSubstituteinandThis implies that;Jaime is 12; Crystal is 9 and Marissa is 24 years oldSolving (d): Essence of the questionThe question asks that we solve for the ages of Jaime, Crystal and Marissa