# SOLUTION: In 3 years Alex is 3 times older than Kit. A year ago Alex is 7 times older than Kit. How old are they now?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Age Word Problems Question 206194: In 3 years Alex is 3 times older than Kit. A year ago Alex is 7 times older than Kit. How old are they now?Answer by Marth(57)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!"In 3 years Alex is 3 times older than Kit." let x = Kit's age in 3 years 3x = Alex's age in 3 years "A year ago Alex is 7 times older than Kit. 3x-4 = 7(x-4) Solve for x. So x-3 = 3 is Kit's age now, and 3x-3=15 is Alex's age now