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Jacqueline was one-third as young as her grandmother 15 years ago. If the sum of their ages is 110, how old is Jacqueline's grandmother?

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15 yrs ago:
Jac --- x
grandma -- 3x

now
Jac --- x+15
grandma -- 3x + 15

x+15 + 3x+15 = 110

solve for x, then sub into 30+15

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75

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