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SOLUTION: In12 years a man will be twice as old as he was 12 years ago. Find his present age.
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In12 years a man will be twice as old as he was 12 years ago. Find his present age.
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Let A = the present age of the man.
Multiply the 2 through
Add 24 to both sides
Subtract A from both sides
The man is currently 36.
12 years ago he was 24.
In 12 years he will be 48.
24 x 2 = 48