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 Question 19348: a half of what John's age was 4 years ago is equal to one third of what it will be in 5 years time.How old is John Click here to see answer by xcentaur(357)

 Question 19378: Zack is 2 years older than Jimmy. Last year Zack was 3 times as old as Jimmy. How is Zack now? Click here to see answer by MILIAJEY(4)

 Question 19811: jason is 1 year older than twice his bro's age. the difference of their ages is 18. find their present ages. Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 20537: I need to solve the following: Mallory is 23 years older than Lisa. Draw a graph showing Mallory's age as a function of Lisa's age for the first 40 years of Lisa's life. Find the point on the graph when Mallory is twice as old as Lisa. Thanks, Teri Click here to see answer by pwac(253)

 Question 21307: mary is 15 years older than herb sister jane six years ago mary was 6 times as old as jane what are their present ages Click here to see answer by kapilsinghi(68)

 Question 21189: Jim is k years old. Joe is k2 (k squared) years old. In 8 years Joe will be twice as old as Jim is then. How old is Joe now? NEeds to be done as a "Zero Product Property" 0 = k+8(2) Click here to see answer by kapilsinghi(68)

 Question 20145: Please help! Three years ago, pat was half as old as Duane. Seven years from now, Duane will be as many years older than Pat as Pat's age is three years ago. How old is Duane now if he is 4 years older than Pat? Click here to see answer by kapilsinghi(68)

 Question 20144: Tom is 8. His mom is 31. How long before she is twice his age? Click here to see answer by kapilsinghi(68)

 Question 21592: Bob's brother is 2 times his age. Bob is 6. How old is Bob's brother? Click here to see answer by smartmathgirl(11)

 Question 21591: how old is billy if he is 6 times older then his brother and his brother is 7 Click here to see answer by smartmathgirl(11)

 Question 21833: I need someones help so bad so it would be a big help if u could help me on this!! ok the problem is Latisha and Maisha are twins. They have a brother who is eleven yeas younger than them and an older sister who is four years older. The sum of the ages of all four siblings is 69. Find Latisha's age. use an algebraic equation Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 21895: one bacterial culture is 18 days older than a second culture. In 1o days the first culture will be twice the age of the second. what are the present ages of the two cultures?? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57290)

 Question 22398: Mary is "y" years old. Her father is 4 times older than Mary. Her mother is 7 years younger than her father. If the three ages add up to 101 years, find the value of "y". Find the ages of Mary's parents. Thanks in advance! Click here to see answer by elima(1433)
 Question 22398: Mary is "y" years old. Her father is 4 times older than Mary. Her mother is 7 years younger than her father. If the three ages add up to 101 years, find the value of "y". Find the ages of Mary's parents. Thanks in advance! Click here to see answer by AnlytcPhil(1276)

 Question 22403: 2 years ago, Greg was 3 times older than his brother. In 4 years, he will only be 2 times older. What are their present ages? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 23167: When I am as old as my father is now, I shall be five times as old as my son is now. By then my son will be eight years older than I am now. The combinded ages of my father and myself are 100 years. How old is my son? Father=x Myself=y Son=s x=5s x+y=100 5s=y+8 y/5=s 5(y/5)+y=100 I just don't know how to solve this. Please help. Thank you Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 23887: Ben wanted to know how old his friend Mr. Stone was. Mr. Stone told him, "I started school when I was 4-1/2 year old, and I stayed at the same school for 1/6 of my life. I was in the army 1/5 of my life and when I left the army I spent 1/4 of my life as a clerk. Now I have spent 1/3 of my life in retirement." How old is Mr. Stone? Click here to see answer by Sridi(6)

 Question 24020: Mrs. Kwok is 6 years more than 3 times as old as her daughter. Eight years ago she was 2 years less than 9 times as old as her daughter was then. Find each of their ages. And also: The sum of 7 times Paul's age and 4 times Kent's age is 111. Kent is 1 year less than four times as old as Paul is. Find each of their ages. I would like to see it worked out step by step, please. Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 24439: Mike's age is three-fourths of Mary's age. In 5 years Mike's age will be 7/9 Mary's age. How old is Mike now? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 24710: In 15 years, Maya will be twice as old as David is now. In 15 years David will be as old as Maya will be 10 years from now. How old are they now? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9668)

 Question 25050: help please: Deanna is five more than six times older than Ted. Twice the sum of their ages is 94. How old is Ted? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 25060: Ross is six years older than twice his sister Holly's age. The difference in their ages is 18 years. How old is Holly? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57290)

 Question 25185: A man is 4 times as old as his daughter. The difference between their ages is 27 years. How old is the man? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 25365: Paul is twice as old a Justin. In 15 years Paul will be 9 years older than Justin will be. How old is Paul now? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 25672: Priscilla is now 4 times as old as Sammy. In 4 years Priscilla will be 2 times as old as Sammy. What are their present age? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57290)

 Question 25682: if i am 2 yaers old my sister is 8 years old now my father is 34 years old what age i m after my daddy 89 birthday Click here to see answer by mike69(9)

 Question 12731: Rian is 4 years older than Christian. Twelve years ago Rian was two times as old as Christian. Find their present ages. Click here to see answer by mike69(9)

 Question 25688: Help Please Here is my question: The four oldest people in golden City have lived a total of 384 years put together. The difference in ages for the youngest and the second oldest is 14. The second youngest is 3 years older than the youngest. the oldest is 20 years older than the average of the second oldest and youngest. What are their ages? I keep coming up with 68 years as the youngest but it doesn't work into the problem - Where am I going wrong? Please help - daddy's daughter Click here to see answer by stanbon(57290)

 Question 25794: The sum of Nora's age and her grandmother's age is 71. Four times Nora's age is 6 less than her grandmother's age. Find their ages. I've tried: N=Nora g=grandmother N+g=71 4N=g-6 ? PLEASE HELP!!!!! Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 25889: Please answer the following question: The sum of their ages is 20. How old is RiRicardo is 4 years less than twice as old as his sister.cardo? Thanks a million! Click here to see answer by smoothflyin(6)

 Question 26020: Mary's age is seven-tenths of Mark's age. In 4 years Mary's age will be eight-elevenths of Mark's age. How old is Mark now? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 26044: I COULD REALLY USE YOUR HELP!! Here is my question: Jennifer is 6 years older than Sue. In 4 years, she will be twice as old as Sue was 5 years ago. Find their ages now. I've tried: J=Jennifer S=Sue J=S+6 J+4=2S-5 (subsituted the J in eq.1) S+6+4=2S-5 s+10=2S-5 ? I Know I'm Doing Somethin Wrong! PLEASE HELP!! Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 26285: as Half of the world's oldest marrying couple the woman was 2yr younger than the man. Together their ages totaled 185yr. How old was the wife and groom Click here to see answer by stanbon(57290)

 Question 26846: Jan is twice as old as Phyllis. In ten years Jan will be three times as old as Phyllis. How old are both Jan and Phyllis now? Click here to see answer by AnlytcPhil(1276)

 Question 26872: HELP! Latoya is twice as old as her cousin was 3 years ago. If the sum of their ages now is 15, how old is each one of them? Click here to see answer by bmauger(101)
 Question 26872: HELP! Latoya is twice as old as her cousin was 3 years ago. If the sum of their ages now is 15, how old is each one of them? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 27070: Judy is 3 times as old as Phyillis. In 10 years, Judy will be twice as old as Phyllis. Find their present age? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 27161: Eleven years ago Lynn was four times as old as her brother. In one year she will be twice as old as he is now. What are their ages now? How do I write the formula? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 27158: the sum of scotts age and his mothers age is 45. in 5 years time, three times scotts age less 9 will be the same as his mothers age. find the present ages of scott and his other. Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 27292: The sum of the ages of Billy and Joe is 25. Triple Billy's age plus 7 times Joe's age is 99 years. Find their ages. Click here to see answer by sdmmadam@yahoo.com(530)

 Question 27685: The sum of 3 times Gary's age and 5 times Tom's age is 150. Tom is 9 years less than twice as old as Gary is. How old is Tom? Click here to see answer by sdmmadam@yahoo.com(530)

 Question 27684: Mrs. Choi is 6 years more than 3 times as old as her daughter. 8 years ago she was 2 years less then 9 times as old as her daughter was then. If d = daughter's age now and c = Mrs. Choi's age now, write an equation to express the information in the second sentence. A. c - 8 = 9d - 8 - 2 B. c - 8 = 9(d - 8) - 2 C. c = 9d -2 Click here to see answer by 88chaos88(6)

 Question 27682: Mrs. Jones is three times as old as her son. Ten years ago, she was 5 times as old as her son was then. How old is her son? Click here to see answer by 88chaos88(6)

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