# What would be the equation to represent Jer's age if Jeri is 3 years younger than Laura, whose age is #x#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 24, 2017

See the solution process below:

#### Explanation:

Let's write Jer's age as

And, Laura's age was given as

Because Jer is 3 years younger than Laura we can write:

So, if Laura was

This shows the equation gives the correct results, if Laura is