Posted by Margo Gentile on May 29, 2015 under


Start with 5 for Zak’s age and continue doing so with other numbers (go in order at first… 5, 6, 7, 8, 9…)until you can solve for the answer of 84.See word problem below.


Mom is 28 years older than Zack.  Mom is 4 years younger than Dad.  Their total age is 84 years.  What is mom's age?

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