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The total age of 4 brothers and sisters is 38. Barry is two years older than Carrie. Larry is one year older than Barry.
Gary is five years older than Carrie. How old is each?

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    B = C+2 = L-1 = G+3

    B + C + L + G = 38

    Express all in terms of B and calculate B.
    C = B-2
    L = B+1
    G = B-3

    Then calculate other ages.

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