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Solve the problem below using Guess and Check. State your solution in a sentence.

Todd is years older than Jamal. The sum of their ages is . How old are Todd and Jamal?

Rewrite the word problem as an equation or system of equations.

Have Jamal's age be . Write Todd's age in terms of .

Make a guess for Jamal's age. Was your answer too high or too low? Try again using a larger or smaller number.