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brenda is twice as old as warren. jim is 10 years older than warren. jim is 25 years old. write an equation using the variable b to represent brenda's age and the variable w to represent warrens age

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b = 2w

j = w +10

Substitute 25 into second equation to find w, then insert w blue into the first equation.

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