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Althea is 5 years older than Leah, and Leah is 4 years older than Jessica. The sum of thier ages is 34. How old is Althea?

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    L + 5 = A

    L - 4 = J

    L + (L + 5) + (L - 4) = 34

    Solve for L and then the other ages.

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    althea=16

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