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

Todd is 10 years older than Jamal. The sum of their ages is 64. How old are Todd and Jamal?

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

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

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