Math _Algebra Word Problem

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1. Lyn's age is 8 years less than 15 times the age of her niece Elizabeth. If the sum of their ages is 24, what is Elizabeth's age ( Let e= Elizabeth's age)

2. Bob is renting a canoe for $20, plus $9.75 per day. How mant days did Bob rentthe canoe if he spent&78.50 altogether? (Let d = number of days Bob rented the Canoe)

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  1. looks like you are solving

    15e-8 + e = 24

    and

    78.75 = 9.75d + 20

    what did you get?

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  2. Answer for #1 is Elizabeth is 2 and Lyn is 22

    For #2 am not sure for this one, please solve

    Thanks

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  3. 78.50 = 9.75d + 20
    78.50 - 20 = 9.75d
    9.75d = 58.50
    d = 58.50/9.75 = 6

    so he rented the canoe for 6 days

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  5. Joe is 9 years older then sue.their age totals 41 .how old 8 each persob

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