Carol H. answered • 10/02/18

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**Let x = the age of the younger person**

**Let 8x + 7 = the age of the older person**

**x + 8x + 7 = 34**

**9x = 27**

**x = 3 years old**

**8x + 7 = 8(3) + 7 = 24 + 7 = 31 years old**