# Algebra

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One half of Heather's age two years from now plus one third of her age three years ago is twenty years. How old is she now?
Let x= Heather's age now
X must be a whole number that is positive.

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(1/2)(x+2) + (1/3)(x-3) = 20
multiply both sides by six

3(x+2) + 2(x-3) = 120

5 x = 120
x = 24

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Ohhhh thank you so much!!

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