# SOLUTION: Maureen jogged 3 km less than her older sister. If each of them jogged 4 km less, the total distances would have been 15 km. How far did each sister jog?Please, and thank you :)

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Travel Word Problems Question 614716: Maureen jogged 3 km less than her older sister. If each of them jogged 4 km less, the total distances would have been 15 km. How far did each sister jog?Please, and thank you :) Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Maureen jogged 3 km less than her older sister. If each of them jogged 4 km less, the total distances would have been 15 km. How far did each sister jog : let m = distance jogged by M then (m+3) = distance jogged by sister : "If each of them jogged 4 km less, the total distances would have been 15 km." m - 4 + m+3 - 4 = 15 2m - 5 = 15 2m = 15 + 5 2m = 20 m = 20/2 m = 10 km jogged by M then 10+3 = 13 km jogged by sister : : See if that checks out in the statement "If each of them jogged 4 km less, the total distances would have been 15 km." 10 - 4 = 6 km 13 - 4 = 9 km -------------- total: 15 km