# SOLUTION: Betty's present age is twice Roni's present age. Two years ago, Betty was three times as old as Roni was then. Find their present ages.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Inequalities Question 118345: Betty's present age is twice Roni's present age. Two years ago, Betty was three times as old as Roni was then. Find their present ages.Answer by stanbon(60772)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Betty's present age is twice Roni's present age. Let Roni's present age be "x"; Then Betty's present age is "2x". ------------- Two years ago, Betty was three times as old as Roni was then. Two years ago Roni was "x-2"; Betty was "2x-2" ------- Find their present ages. EQUATION: 2x-2 = 3(x-2) 2x-2 = 3x-6 x = 4 (Roni's present age) 2x= 8 (Betty[s present age) ================================ Cheers, Stan H.