Posted by DMAR on .
Please show equation and solve for the following
1. Lyn's age is 8 years less than 15 times the age of her niece Elizabeth. If the sum of their ages is 24, what is Elizabeth's age ( Let e= Elizabeth's age)
2. Bob is renting a canoe for $20, plus $9.75 per day. How mant days did Bob rentthe canoe if he spent&78.50 altogether? (Let d = number of days Bob rented the Canoe)
Thanks

Math _Algebra Word Problem 
Reiny,
looks like you are solving
15e8 + e = 24
and
78.75 = 9.75d + 20
what did you get? 
Math _Algebra Word Problem 
DMAR,
Answer for #1 is Elizabeth is 2 and Lyn is 22
For #2 am not sure for this one, please solve
Thanks 
Math _Algebra Word Problem 
Reiny,
78.50 = 9.75d + 20
78.50  20 = 9.75d
9.75d = 58.50
d = 58.50/9.75 = 6
so he rented the canoe for 6 days 
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jessica,
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Nina nina,
Joe is 9 years older then sue.their age totals 41 .how old 8 each persob