# SOLUTION: A mother is twice as old as her daughter now, but 10 years ago, she was 3 times as old as her daughter. Find their ages at present.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Age Word Problems Question 283256: A mother is twice as old as her daughter now, but 10 years ago, she was 3 times as old as her daughter. Find their ages at present.Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let the daughter's age be x mother's age will be 2x Ten years ago daughter's age x-10 Mother's age 3(x-10) x-10 =3(x=10) x=10=3x-30 3x-x=10+30 2x=40 x=40/2 x=20 Daughter's age now Mother's age is 2x = 2*20 = 40 years