The painter

The painter lived to be 82 years old. In the 20th century, he lived 32 years longer than in the 19th century. In what year was he born?

Correct answer:

x =  1875

Step-by-step explanation:

32+1900x=y1900 yx=82  x+y=3832 xy=82  Row2Row1Row2 x+y=3832 2y=3914  y=23914=1957 x=3832y=38321957=1875  x=1875 y=1957

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