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If Ann is 6 years older than her sister, Sue, and John is 5 years older than Ann, and the total of their ages is 41. Then how old is Sue?

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    A = S + 6
    J = A + 5
    A + J + S = 41

    A + (A +5) + (A-6) = 41
    3 A = 42

    Take it from there

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