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louise is 4 years younger than jennifer now. In 10 years, louise will be twice the age that jennifer is now.

Please help me set this up.

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    Set up an Algebraic equation.
    Let j=Jennifer j+10= Jennifer's age now
    2j+6= Louise age now

    2j+6= j+10
    -j -j
    ____________
    j+6=10
    -6 -6
    ________
    j=4
    Louise is 18 years old

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    Louise is 8 years old now

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