Sunday

January 25, 2015

January 25, 2015

Posted by **DMAR** on Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 8:54pm.

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

Reiny below is the answer for one, please read my response for #2 - thanks

Math _Algebra Word Problem - Reiny, Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 8:16pm

looks like you are solving

15e-8 + e = 24

and

78.75 = 9.75d + 20

what did you get?

Math _Algebra Word Problem - DMAR, Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 8:46pm

Answer for #1 is Elizabeth is 2 and Lyn is 22

For #2 am not sure for this one, please solve

Thanks

- 7th grade-Algebra Worth Problem -
**Reiny**, Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 8:55pm

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

Math _Algebra Word Problem - Please show equation and solve for the following 1...

math - Karen's age is 7 years more than 9 times the age of her niece Emma.If the...

algebra - if mary's age is x years.what will be the present age of mary's niece ...

math - if lynns age is 8 years less than 15 times the age of her neice Elizabeth...

Math - Lyn is 7 years old. Rose is 2 years less than twice as old as Lyn. What ...

Math - Sheila's age is two years more than twice Nicole's age. The sum of their ...

Math - Could someone please help me solve this problem, the age numbers that I ...

Math - Ricky wrote the following to show that his sister's age is 6 yrs. less ...

Math - All numbers in our real number system are the product of prime numbers. ...

7th grade algebra - the difference between a father's age and his son's age if ...