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Mrs. Richards is having one big birthday party for all seven grandchildren because each celebrates a birthday in the same month. She arranged candles in combinations that show each grandchild's age. Each candle figure represents a certain number of years.

  • The youngest grandchild will be 2 on this birthday.
  • Louis and Paul are twins. They will be 9.
  • Marley and Keith are a year apart.
We know the following about the grandchildren's ages.

pyramid candle

How old will each of the grandchildren be on this birthday?

 


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