# Math

posted by Jess

Have trouble with math mixtures problem!!

AT a family reunion, the average age of all those present was 45 years. If the two oldest people, aged 86 and 84 years, had not been present, the average age would have been 41 years. How many peoeple were at the reunion.

1. Steve

Add up the total of all the ages. You have for x people,

41(x-2) + 86+84 = 45x

2. Priyanshu

2

3. Jess

22 people. Thank you, this help will help me so much for future questions

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