# SOLUTION: six years ago Jun was 4 times as old as Joan. In four years, he would be twice as old as Joan. How old are they now?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Age Word Problems Question 350793: six years ago Jun was 4 times as old as Joan. In four years, he would be twice as old as Joan. How old are they now?Answer by sudhanshu_kmr(1152)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let present age of Jun and Joan are x and y respectively. their ages six years ago: (x-6) and (y-6) after four years : (x+4) and (y+4) according to question (x-6) = 4(y-6) ......(1) and (x+4) = 2(y+4) ...(2) using (1) we got, x-4y = -18 and using (2) we got x- 2y = 4 after solving these two equations... y = 22/2 = 11 x = 4 + 2*11 = 26 so, Jun age is 26 years, Joan age is 11 years.