# SOLUTION: A half if what John's age was 4 years ago is equal to one third of what it will be in 5 years' time. How old is John now?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Systems-of-equations Question 521995: A half if what John's age was 4 years ago is equal to one third of what it will be in 5 years' time. How old is John now?Answer by lwsshak3(6485)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!A half if what John's age was 4 years ago is equal to one third of what it will be in 5 years' time. How old is John now? ** let x= John's present age x-4=John's age 4 years ago x+5=John's age 5 years hence .. (x-4)/2=(x+5)/3 3x-12=2x+10 x=22 ans: John's present age=22