math
posted by sarah on .
the difference between molly and chase's age is 35. if molly is 3 times chase's age plus an additional 10 years how old are they?

Chase's age  x
Molly's age  3x+10
3x+10  x = 35
2x = 25
x= 12.5
Chase is 12.5 yrs
Molly is 47.5 yrs
check:
difference is their ages is 47.512.5 = 35
is Molly 3times as old as Chase plus 10?
3 times Chase's age is 37.5
10 more give 47.5
Answer is correct.