Posted by **kelly** on Wednesday, September 17, 2008 at 1:30pm.

jess, marie, and emily are sisters. The sum of their ages is 118. Emily is twice jess's age. Jess is 7 years older than Marie. How old is each girl?

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**bobpursley**, Wednesday, September 17, 2008 at 2:08pm
E+M+J=118

2J+J-7 +J=118

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**kelly**, Wednesday, September 17, 2008 at 4:20pm
Hi Bob, I got that part but I still can't figure out how old each one is

help

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**bobpursley**, Wednesday, September 17, 2008 at 5:04pm
Hi Bob , I got that part but I still can't figure out how old each one is , or rather I believe I know the answers

jesse 31.25 emily 62.5 & marie 24.25

The problem I have is breaking that formal down to a simply equation and I can't figure it out

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