Posted by **jj** on Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at 11:58pm.

Sheila's age is two years more than twice Nicole's age. The sum of their ages is the same as Steven's age. If Steven's age is ten years less than five times Nicole's age, ,find the age of each.

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**111**, Thursday, October 7, 2010 at 2:00am
Sheila's age is two years more than twice Nicole's age. The sum of their ages is the same as Steven's age. If Steven's age is ten years less than five times Nicole's age, ,find the age of each.

Write a verbal model!

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**PsyDAG**, Thursday, October 7, 2010 at 1:21pm
Sh = 2Ni + 2

St = 5Ni -10

Sh + Ni = St

(2Ni + 2) + Ni = 5Ni - 10

Solve for Ni.

Read the above data out loud to get the verbal model.

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**ldog**, Monday, February 2, 2015 at 3:39pm
It could be any numbers

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**joyce**, Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 1:31am
S=2x+2

N=x

St=(2x+2)+x

(2x+2)+x=5x-10

3x-5x=-10-2

-2x=-12

X=6

Then substitute to S and St to get their age

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**Rahul**, Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 12:43am
6 yr

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