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Pat is 2 years younger than his wife, Wynn. Ten years ago the sum of their ages was 48. How old are they now?

 Jul 17, 2020
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x+x-2=48

 

2x=46

 

x=23

 

23+10=33

 

33-2=31

 

Pat is 31 and his wife is 33

 Jul 17, 2020
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Ages NOW  are   x     and    x-2

TEN years ago their ages were    x- 10     and     x-2 -10    and totaled 48

 

x-10   +    x-2-10  = 48

2x -22 = 48

2x = 70

x = 35      and the other is   35-2 = 33 y/o

 Jul 17, 2020

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