# SOLUTION: The son is 23 years younger than the mother. In seven years, the mother will be twice as old as the daughter. How old is each now?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Age Word Problems Question 321555: The son is 23 years younger than the mother. In seven years, the mother will be twice as old as the daughter. How old is each now?Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15650)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The son is 23 years younger than the mother. In seven years, the mother will be twice as old as the daughter. How old is each now? : Not much information here, let's assume Mommy is 31 then son is 8 yrs old and 31 + 7 = 2(d + 7) 31 + 7 = 2d + 14 31 + 7 - 14 = 2d 31 - 7 = 2d 24 = 2d d = 24/2 d = 12 yrs is the daughter : There are many possibilities that are reasonable, and will give an integer value for the daughter's age Mommy's age could be 27, 29, 31, 33, all odd numbers up to 89 and even beyond For example when Mom is 89, son will be 66, daughter will be 41 :