Algebra 1

Jill, Meg and Beth are sisters. Jill is 2 years younger than Meg. Beth is half as old as Meg. Let m represent Meg'a age. Write 2 other algebraic expressions based on the situation. Tell what each expression represents, and what the variable stands for in each expression. Please help form the expression. Thx

asked by Will
  1. Meg --- m
    Jill --- m-2
    Beth = (1/2)(m)
    = m/2 or
    = (1/2)m

    other possibly:

    let Jill be x
    Meg --- x+2
    Beth --- (x+2)/2 or
    = x/2 + 1 or
    = (1/2)x + 1

    try it by letting Meg = y

    posted by Reiny

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