# SOLUTION: In 3 years Darla will be twice as old as she was 8 years ago. How old is Darla today?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Age Word Problems Question 517243: In 3 years Darla will be twice as old as she was 8 years ago. How old is Darla today?Answer by Maths68(1474)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let Present age of Darla = d Her age in three years = d+3 Her age 8 years ago = d-8 In 3 years Darla will be twice as old as she was 8 years ago. d+3=2(d-8) d+3=2d-16 d-2d=-16-3 -d=-19 Multiply by -1 both sides d=19 Darla is 19 years old Now!!!