# SOLUTION: Brad is presently 6 years older than Pedro. Five years ago Pedro's age was three-fourths of Brad's age at that time. Find the present ages of Brad and Pedro. I've tried settin

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 Question 340422: Brad is presently 6 years older than Pedro. Five years ago Pedro's age was three-fourths of Brad's age at that time. Find the present ages of Brad and Pedro. I've tried setting up the problem like this - Let x = Pedro Let ( x + 6 ) = Brad x - 5 = 3/4 (x+6) - 5 Obviously I'm doing something wrong though. Can anyone help?Answer by Fombitz(13828)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Five years ago, Pedro was , but Brad was . Then take of his age.