# SOLUTION: Please help me solve this word problem on age: Six years ago, Wendy was twice the age of Thao. At present, Wendy is 30 years older than Thao. Find the present age of each woman.

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 Question 474935: Please help me solve this word problem on age: Six years ago, Wendy was twice the age of Thao. At present, Wendy is 30 years older than Thao. Find the present age of each woman. Answer by mananth(13127)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Thao = x years now Wendy = x+30 6 years ago Thao = x-6 Wendy = (x+30)-6==>x+24 x+24=2(x-6) x+24=2x-12 2x-x=24+12 x=36 years Thao's age now 36+30 = 66 years Wendy's age m.ananth@hotmail.ca