Define a variable and then write and solve an equation for the problem below. Remember that you can use the 5-D Process (described in the Lesson 1.1.3 Math Notes box) to help you get started. State your solution in a sentence. Homework Help ✎
Rewrite the word problem as an equation or system of equations.
Have Jamal's age be
Make a guess for Jamal's age. Was your answer too high or too low? Try again using a larger or smaller number as appropriate.