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 Click here to see ALL problems on Age Word Problems Question 360617: This word problem is really bugging me can you solve it? A father is now 20 years older than his son. In 8 years the father will be 5 years more than twice the sons age. Find their present ageAnswer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!A father is now 20 years older than his son. In 8 years the father will be 5 years more than twice the sons age. Find their present age ... son = x father = x+20 ... after 8 years son = x+8 father x+20+8=x+28 .. x+28 = 2(x+8)+5 x+28=2x+16+5 x+28=2x+21 2x-x=28-21 x= 7 son's age now. Father's age now = x+20 = 27 years ... m.ananth@hotmail.ca