# SOLUTION: i am twice as old as you were when i was of your age. sum of your and my age is 42 yrs. calculate my age ?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Age Word Problems Question 611089: i am twice as old as you were when i was of your age. sum of your and my age is 42 yrs. calculate my age ?Found 2 solutions by radh, josmiceli:Answer by radh(108)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let's write this mathematically. I am twice as old as you were when I was of your age. (2x) Sum of your and my age is 42 years. (+x) That can simplify to: Divide both sides by 3 to get: . Since your age is 2x, we substitute our value for x in. Your age is 28. Answer by josmiceli(9664)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let = my age now Let = your age now The difference in our ages will always be the same That difference is ( I am older ) I was your age years ago, so I was years old then. You were years old then. given: (1) (2) ----------------------- (1) (1) (1) By substitution: (2) (2) (2) (2) and, since (2) (2) (2) I am 24