Posted by **vhris** on Wednesday, October 29, 2008 at 8:46pm.

There are five children in the family. Each child is three years older than the next oldest. The susm of their ages is 65. Whar are the ages fo these children.

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**Writeacher**, Wednesday, October 29, 2008 at 9:17pm
assistance needed

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, October 29, 2008 at 10:38pm
let their ages be

x,x+3,x+6,x+9, and x+12

their sum = 65

5x + 30 = 65

5x = 35

x = 7

so their ages are 7,10,13,16, and 19

- 6th grade -
**carl**, Wednesday, October 29, 2008 at 11:25pm
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