math word probelm
posted by Anonymous .
If Leah is six years older than Sue, and John is 5 years older than Leah, and the total of their ages is 41, then how is Sue?

Sue's age > x
Leah's age > x+6
John's age > x+6 + 5 = x+11
x + x+6 + x+11 = 41
solve for x to get Sue's age