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1. Dan's father is 45. He is 15 years older than twice Dan's age. How old is Dan?

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Since many single-variable algebra word problems have to do with the relations between different people's ages, this solution provides the step-by-step solution to a algebraic problem calculating the age of Dan.

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1. Dan's father is 45. He is 15 years older than twice Dan's age. How old is Dan?

Many single-variable algebra word problems have to do with the relations between different people's ages.

Problem:

Dan's father is 45. He is 15 years older than twice Dan's age. How old is Dan?

Solution:

1. We can begin by assigning a variable to what we're asked to find. ...

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