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 Question 584460: bens father was 33 when Ben was born.8 years ago Bens father was twice as old as Ben is now. How old is Ben????Answer by josmiceli(9817)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let = Ben's age now Let = Ben's Father's age now given: (1) The difference in their ages never changes. At Ben's birth it was 33 yrs, so: (2) --------------- (1) Subtract (1) from (2) (2) (1) and, since (1) (1) (1) (1) Ben is 25