# SOLUTION: A woman id three times as old as her son,and the sum of their ages id 52.find each person's age.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Age Word Problems Question 165126: A woman id three times as old as her son,and the sum of their ages id 52.find each person's age.Answer by nerdybill(6957)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let x = son's age then because "woman is three times as old as her son" 3x = woman's age . From:"sum of their ages id 52" we get x + 3x = 52 4x = 52 x = 13 years (son's age) . woman's age: 3x = 3(13) = 39 years (mother's age)