# SOLUTION: The difference in a age of two girls is 1 year. The sum of their ages is 27 years. Find their ages.

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 Question 604589: The difference in a age of two girls is 1 year. The sum of their ages is 27 years. Find their ages. Answer by scott8148(6628)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!"The difference in a age of two girls is 1 year" ___ a - b = 1 "The sum of their ages is 27 years" ___ a + b = 27 add the equations to eliminate b; solve for a, then substitute back to find b