# Math

Shantanu's age is 3 years more than Tanya's age.The sum of their ages is 27 years.Find their ages.

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1. t + t + 3 = 27

2t = 24

Tanya = 12

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2. Let Tanya's age be x
Shantanu's age = x+3
A/q
X + x + 3 = 27
X+x = 27-3
X+x= 24
x^2 = 24
X^2= 24 prime factorization by 2
X^2=12^2
Cancel both the exponent
So Tanya's age is 12 nd shantanu's age is 12 +3=15

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