# SOLUTION: 11 years ago, Hye was four times as old as her brother. In 1 year she will be twice as old as he is now. What are their ages now?

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 Question 124504: 11 years ago, Hye was four times as old as her brother. In 1 year she will be twice as old as he is now. What are their ages now?Answer by checkley71(8403)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!11 YEARS AGE HYE=4X & HER BROTHER=X. 12 YEARS LATER HYE=(4X+12) & HER BROTHER=(X+12). SO (4X+12)=2(X+12) 4X+12=2X+24 4X-2X=24-12 2X=12 X=6 WHICH IS HER BROTHERS AGE 11 YEARS AGO. HYE'S AGE 11 YEARS AGO=4*6=24. PROOF: 24+12=2(6+12) 36=2*18 36=36