# SOLUTION: charels is twice as old as william.Four years ago Charles was 3 times as old as william.How old is each now?

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 Question 576787: charels is twice as old as william.Four years ago Charles was 3 times as old as william.How old is each now?Found 2 solutions by ikdeep, chana:Answer by ikdeep(226)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!age of Charels = 16 years and age of William = 8 years You can see step by step answer from the below URL. http://www.algebraden.com/solved-problems/find-age/14.htm Answer by chana(69)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!charels is twice as old as william.Four years ago Charles was 3 times as old as william.How old is each now? sol: let william's age = x charle's age = 2x ,as given forming the equation with the data they gave, 2x - 4 = 3(x - 4) solve for x you will get william's = 8 years charle's = 16 years