Ingrid is 3 times as old as Ernest. The sum of their ages is 24. This is represented by the equation e + 3e = 24, where e is Ernest's age. How old is Ernest? 
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Ingrid is 3 times as old as Ernest. The sum
of their ages is 24. This is represented by the
equation e + 3e = 24, where e is Ernest's age.
How old is Ernest?

D. 21
C. 12
A. 3.
B. 6
of their ages is 24. This is represented by the
equation e + 3e = 24, where e is Ernest's age.
How old is Ernest?

D. 21
C. 12
A. 3.
B. 6
1 Answer

1. User Answers Nasaboi278
Answer:
Ernest is six (B)
Stepbystep explanation:
e + 3e = 24
4e=24
[tex]\frac{4e}{4} =\frac{24}{4}[/tex]
e= 6