# SOLUTION: Melissa is 24 years younger than Joyce. In 2 years Joyce will be 3 times as old as Melissa will be then. How old are each of them now?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Age Word Problems Question 103296: Melissa is 24 years younger than Joyce. In 2 years Joyce will be 3 times as old as Melissa will be then. How old are each of them now?Answer by elima(1433)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Melissa is 24 years younger than Joyce. In 2 years Joyce will be 3 times as old as Melissa will be then. How old are each of them now? M=J-24 J=3M+2 J=3(J-24)+2 J=3J-72+2 J=3J-70 J-3J=-70 -2j=-70 J=35 M=35-24 M=11 :)