Janet and younger brother Jared are 5 years apart. In age the sum of their ages is 13. How old is each.Trial and error13 = 12 + 1 The difference is 1113 = 11 + 2 The difference is 913 = 10 + 3 The difference is 713 = 9 + 4 The difference is 5So they must be 9 and 4 years old.Since Jared is the younger brother, he is 4.Then, Janet is 9
Click here to post comments
Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Basic math word problem.
Dec 01, 21 04:17 AM
What is the irrational root theorem? Definition, explanation, and easy to follow examples.
Formula for percentage
Types of angles
Area of irregular shapesMath problem solver
Math skills assessment
Surface area of a cube
Would you prefer to share this page with others by linking to it?
Everything you need to prepare for an important exam! K-12 tests, GED math test, basic math tests, geometry tests, algebra tests.
Tough Algebra Word Problems. If you can solve these problems with no help, you must be a genius!
Recommended Scientific Notation Quiz Graphing Slope Quiz Adding and Subtracting Matrices Quiz Factoring Trinomials Quiz Solving Absolute Value Equations Quiz Order of Operations Quiz Types of angles quiz
Copyright © 2008-2021. Basic-mathematics.com. All right reserved