Mathematics

Question

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

1 Answer

  • Answer:

    Ernest is six (B)

    Step-by-step explanation:

    e + 3e = 24

    4e=24

    [tex]\frac{4e}{4} =\frac{24}{4}[/tex]

    e= 6

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