Sam's age is x. His sister Jo is 2 years more than 1.1 times his age. Question: What is Jo's age in terms of x? And Write an equation to find x, if the sum of Sam's and Jo's ages is 44.

Correct answer:

j = 2+1.1x
x =  20

Step-by-step explanation:

j+x=44 2+1.1x+x=44 2+2.1x=44 x=(442)/2.1=20  Verifying Solution:  j=44x=4420=24

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