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Sheila's age is two years more than twice Nicole's age. The sum of their ages is the same as Steven's age. If Steven's age is ten years less than five times Nicole's age, ,find the age of each.

Write a verbal model!

Sheila's age is two years more than twice Nicole's age. The sum of their ages is the same as Steven's age. If Steven's age is ten years less than five times Nicole's age, ,find the age of each.

Write a verbal model!

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Sh = 2Ni + 2

St = 5Ni -10

Sh + Ni = St

(2Ni + 2) + Ni = 5Ni - 10

Solve for Ni.

Read the above data out loud to get the verbal model.

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It could be any numbers

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S=2x+2
N=x
St=(2x+2)+x

(2x+2)+x=5x-10
3x-5x=-10-2
-2x=-12
X=6
Then substitute to S and St to get their age

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6 yr

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