# SOLUTION: I'm having a problem setting up a word problem. The problem is Jim is 4 times as old as his daughter is now, 7 years ago he was 11 times her age. How old is Jim? Could you hep m

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 Question 431940: I'm having a problem setting up a word problem. The problem is Jim is 4 times as old as his daughter is now, 7 years ago he was 11 times her age. How old is Jim? Could you hep me set it up to solve?Answer by ewatrrr(11148)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Hi Jim is 4 times as old as his daughter is now Let x and 4x represent the daughter's and Jim's age NOW Question states*** 7yrs ago... 4x-7 = 11(x-7) Solving for x 70 = 7x x = 10, duaghter's age NOW. Jim is now 40. CHECKING our Answer***7yrs ago... 33 = 11*3