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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
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    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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