# SOLUTION: Mary is 41 years and her son is 5 years old. after x years, her son will be half her age. what is the value of x?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Age Word Problems Question 595173: Mary is 41 years and her son is 5 years old. after x years, her son will be half her age. what is the value of x?Answer by Alan3354(30993)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Mary is 41 years and her son is 5 years old. after x years, her son will be half her age. what is the value of x? ------------- The difference is 36 yrs, so it will be when the son is 36.