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Posted by **brandon** on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 8:17pm.

- math -
**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 8:21pmLet x = Linda's age

x + x + 6 = 36

2x = 30

x = 15

- math -
**Qpee**, Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 8:22pmThis is pretty simple.

Let Linda's age be x.

So we have:

x + (x+6) = 36

2x + 6 = 36

2x = 36 - 6

2x = 30

x = 30/2

x = 15

Double checking, if Linda is 15, Lynn will be 21.

15 + 21 = 36

So x is definitely 15.

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