Aaron's age is 3 times that of Jodi. In 4 years he will be twice Jodis age. Use guess, test and revise to setup an equation representing these facts. Where x is Jodi's age.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com February 24, 2021, 2:18 pm ad1c9bdddf
Let Jodi's age be x.
Thus Aaron's age is 3x
In 4 years, Jodi's age = x + 4 years and Aaron's age ...
This shows how to use guess, test and revise to setup an equation representing a word problem.