## Chapter 2, Lesson 3

Jessie found a number game that involves a person's age. Write and evaluate mathematical expressions to follow the steps given in the table. First see how this would work for Jessie, who was born in 1996. The result should show Jessie's birth year followed by her age in 2010.

Work with the algebraic expression for Jessie's data and this time let *a* = 250. Find the value of *b* needed to produce the result that shows Jessie's birth year followed by her age in 2010.Work with the algebraic expression for Jessie's data and find other pairs of values for a and b to produce the result that shows Jessie's birth year followed by her age in 2010.Try the age game with your birth year and your age in the current year.