Posted by **JOHN** on Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 11:31pm.

SALLYS AGE IS 12 YEARS PLUS HALF HER AGE. HOW OLD IS SHE?

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**Jeana**, Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 11:33pm
Umm i don't think you have enough info to answer the question is that one of your choices?

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**JOHN**, Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 11:52pm
THATS THW WHOLE QUESTION. IM THINKING THE ANSWER IS 18 YEARS OLD.

12+6

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**MathMate**, Friday, August 28, 2009 at 12:18am
Would "12 years plus half of 18" equal to 18?

How about working out:

"12 years plus x/2 equals x"

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**JOHN**, Friday, August 28, 2009 at 12:31am
sorry I don't get it

SALLYS AGE IS 12 YEARS PLUS HALF HER AGE. HOW OLD IS SHE?

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**oneirocritic**, Friday, August 28, 2009 at 12:59am
The problem is that we don't know Sally's age. All we know is that she is x years old and x equals 12 + x/2.

x = 12 + (1/2)x

(1/2)x = 12

x = 24

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