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Mary is six years older than little Timmy. Jane is exactly twice Timmy's age. The sum of all three is 34. Find the age of MARY.

a. x=7  b. x=14  c. x=13  d. x=34

Jul 9th, 2015

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Timmy = x

Mary: y = x+6

Jane: z = 2x

x + y + z = 34

x + x+6 + 2x = 34

4x + 6 = 34

4x = 28

x = 7

Timmy: 7 years old

Mary: 13 yeasr old

Jane: 14 years old

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Jul 9th, 2015

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