Another way of representing the year Glen was born is: 1900 + 10*x + y Then you subtract: 2008 - (1900 + 10x +y) = 2008 -1900 - 10x - y = 108 - 10x - y

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Another way of representing the year Glen was born is: 1900 + 10*x + y Then you subtract: 2008 - (1900 + 10x +y) = 2008 -1900 - 10x - y = 108 - 10x - y

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