# SOLUTION: Two years ago, achillies was half as old as Ajax will be three years from now. Achilles is now 17. How old is Ajax now

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Age Word Problems Question 519869: Two years ago, achillies was half as old as Ajax will be three years from now. Achilles is now 17. How old is Ajax nowAnswer by stanbon(57424)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Two years ago, achillies was half as old as Ajax will be three years from now. Achilles is now 17. How old is Ajax now --- Equations: Achil = 17 --- (Achil-2) = (1/2)(Aj+3) --- Substitute for Achil and solve for "Aj": 17 = (1/2)(Aj + 3) 34 = Aj + 3 Ajax = 31 years old now ============== Cheers, Stan H. ===============