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the difference between molly and chase's age is 35. if molly is 3 times chase's age plus an additional 10 years how old are they?

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    Chase's age ----- x
    Molly's age ----- 3x+10

    3x+10 - x = 35
    2x = 25
    x= 12.5

    Chase is 12.5 yrs
    Molly is 47.5 yrs

    check:
    difference is their ages is 47.5-12.5 = 35
    is Molly 3times as old as Chase plus 10?
    3 times Chase's age is 37.5
    10 more give 47.5

    Answer is correct.

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