# SOLUTION: Diane is 23 year older than her daughter Amy in 6 year Diane will be twice as old as Amy how old are they now

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Age Word Problems Question 557071: Diane is 23 year older than her daughter Amy in 6 year Diane will be twice as old as Amy how old are they nowAnswer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15650)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let d = Diane's present age Let a = Amy's present age : Write an equation for each statement: : Diane is 23 year older than her daughter, Amy. d = a + 23 ; In 6 years Diane will be twice as old as Amy. d + 6 = 2(a+6) d + 6 = 2a + 12 d = 2a + 12 - 6 d = 2a + 6 Replace d with (a+23) from the 1st statement a + 23 = 2a + 6 23 - 6 = 2a - a 17 = a; Amy is 17 : I'll let you find Diane's age