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The difference between the ages of two friends is 2 years. The sum of their ages is 74 years. Find the age of the older friend.

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  1. The age of the older friend is half of the sum of the sum and the difference.

    Did I give you a headache?

    Age of the older friend = (74+2)/2=38

    See if you can figure out how to calculate the age of the younger friend?

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