Math Homework, Help!!!!

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A marble statue is 39 years old and a limestone statue is 97 years old. In how many years will the limestone statue be twice as old as the marble statue?

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    Let the number of years be N. The marbel statue will be 39+N years old and the limestone statue will be 97+N years old.

    Thus:
    2(39+N)=(97+N)

    Rearrange and solve for N.

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