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 Question 27799: Ben is three times as old as his sister was two years ago. In 1 year from now Ben will be one less than twice his sister's age. How old are they now? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 27880: ELEVEN YEARS AGO HYE WAS FOUR TIMES AS OLD AS HER BROTHER. IN 1 YEAR SHE WILL BE TWICE AS OLD AS HE IS NOW. WHAT ARE THEIR AGES? Click here to see answer by sdmmadam@yahoo.com(530)
 Question 27880: ELEVEN YEARS AGO HYE WAS FOUR TIMES AS OLD AS HER BROTHER. IN 1 YEAR SHE WILL BE TWICE AS OLD AS HE IS NOW. WHAT ARE THEIR AGES? Click here to see answer by beneke(1)

 Question 28033: Ann is six years more than four times her son Trevor's age. If the sum of their ages is forty-six, how old is Ann? Click here to see answer by AnlytcPhil(1278)

 Question 28150: If heidi's current age in years is multiplied by five and two years is subtracted from the answer the result is equal to her dad's age. In 8 years time the ages will be as such that heidi's dad will be three times as old as heidi. How old is heidi now? i tried x X 5 - 2 = Dads age then i was thinking x X 5 - 2 = 3(x X5 -2 ) I am stuck Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 28149: Bill is 29 yrs older than his daughter Rebecca. In 15 years time their ages will be as such that Bill will be twice as old as rebecca. How old is Bill now?( Let bill's age be x years) I tried x + 15 = 3 ( x - 29 ) Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 27683: The sum of three times John's age and two times Amy's age is 54. If j = John's age and a = Amy's age, which of the equations below would correctly represent the first sentence? Click here to see answer by LilSkittleMd(119)

 Question 28619: The sum of Rex's age and his son, Rodney's age is 50. Five years ago Rex was three times as old as Rodney. What are their ages now? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 28705: 1.Two years ago, Greg was 3 times as old as his brother. In four years, he will be only twice his brother's age. How old are they now? 2.Four years ago, Boyet was two years more than thrice as old as Bong. In another four years, Boyet will be two two years more than twice as old as Bong. How old is Boyet/ 3.In five years, Yolly will be three years more than twice as old as her son. Five years ago, she was two years less than five times as old as her son. How old is Yolly? 4. The age of Diophantus, the father of algebra may be calculated from what is carved on his tombstone. It goes: "Diophantus youth lasted 1/6 of his life. He grew a beard after 1/12 more. After 1/7 more of his life, Diophantus married. Five years later, he had a son. The son lived exactly 1/2 as long as his father, and Diophantus died just after four years after his son. All of these add up to the years Diophantus lived." How old was Diophantus when he died? 5. When Ramon was 12 years old, his father was 40. How many years must pass for Ramon to be 8 years older than one-fourth as old as his father? Click here to see answer by AnlytcPhil(1278)

 Question 28702: i need help with this problems. 1. rose is 6 years older than her sister cora. in four years, she will be nine years more than one-half as old as cora. how old are the girls now? 2. rolly is 9 years younger than greg. in seven years, he will be two years more than one-half as old as greg. find their present ages. 3. a mother is 20 years older than her daughter. five years from now, she will be thrice as old as her daughter will then be. how old is the daughter? 4. a mother is twice as old as her daughter. eight years from now, she will be twenty years older than her daughter will then be. how old is the mother now? 5. edwin is twice as old as ruel. in three years, edwin will be 13 years less than twice as old as jill. find their present ages. Click here to see answer by sdmmadam@yahoo.com(530)

 Question 28704: 1. when gary and rowena were married, rowena was two years younger than gary. how old was gary on his wedding day if sisteen years before his wedding he was twice as old as rowena was then? 2.rex is 30 years younger than his father. His mother is three times as old as her son. Find Rex's age if his father is two years older than his mother. 3.Jason is now three times as old as Helston. Three years from now, Jason will be six times as old as Helston one year ago. Find their present ages. 4.Ten years from now, Michael will be twice his age ten years ago. How old is michael now? 5.Raymond is 6 years older than his sister. Four years from now, Raymond will be twice as old as his sister. Find their present ages. Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 29328: A wife and husband, Linda and Mark, have ages that total 80 years. Two years ago, 2 times Mark's age was 2 years more than 3 times Linda's age. How old is each now? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 29327: A wife and husband, Linda and Mark, have ages that total 80 years. Two years ago, 2 times Mark's age was 2 years more than 3 times Linda's age. How old is each now? Click here to see answer by sdmmadam@yahoo.com(530)

 Question 29343: In two years my Cousin Marty will be twice as old as he was five years ago. How old is Marty? Click here to see answer by AnlytcPhil(1278)

 Question 29965: ok please help this one is hard, The difference in the age of two girls is 1 year. The sum of their ages is 27. What are their ages? Click here to see answer by jb007mi6(53)

 Question 29968: ok please help me, aead is 5 years older than Jen. Four times Jen's age increased by 3 years equals three times Ed's age diminished by 2 years. Find each person's age. ed? Jen? Click here to see answer by Fermat(127)
 Question 29968: ok please help me, aead is 5 years older than Jen. Four times Jen's age increased by 3 years equals three times Ed's age diminished by 2 years. Find each person's age. ed? Jen? Click here to see answer by jb007mi6(53)

 Question 29980: ok please please help me on this one my brain is about to burst Mr. Williams is three times as old as his son. Twelve years from now, he will be only twice as old as his son. What are their ages now? In 12 years? Mr Williams now? son now? Mr. Williams in 12 years? son in 12 years? Click here to see answer by Fermat(127)
 Question 29980: ok please please help me on this one my brain is about to burst Mr. Williams is three times as old as his son. Twelve years from now, he will be only twice as old as his son. What are their ages now? In 12 years? Mr Williams now? son now? Mr. Williams in 12 years? son in 12 years? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 30008: tutors will you please help me with this problem I can't figure it out and this is my last one, Two years ago,Kelli was three times as old as Tif was then. In 5 years Kelli will be only twice as old as Tif. How old is each now?In 5 years? and 2 years ago? Kelli now- Tif now- Kelli in 5 years- Tif in 5 years- Kelli 2 years ago? Tif 2 years ago? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)
 Question 30008: tutors will you please help me with this problem I can't figure it out and this is my last one, Two years ago,Kelli was three times as old as Tif was then. In 5 years Kelli will be only twice as old as Tif. How old is each now?In 5 years? and 2 years ago? Kelli now- Tif now- Kelli in 5 years- Tif in 5 years- Kelli 2 years ago? Tif 2 years ago? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 30059: A man and his brother have a combined age of 92 years. 26 years ago, the man was 9 times as old as his brother. How old is the man? How old is the brother Click here to see answer by Paul(988)
 Question 30059: A man and his brother have a combined age of 92 years. 26 years ago, the man was 9 times as old as his brother. How old is the man? How old is the brother Click here to see answer by sdmmadam@yahoo.com(530)

 Question 30139: ok I have major homework and this math is really hard so will u please help me, Steven is 14 years old. His mom is 38. How many years ago was the mom exactly 5 times as old as Steve? number of years? Steven then? mom then? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 30155: please help me with this question, Tina is 12 years old. Her mom is 40. How many years ago was the mom exactly 5 times as old as Tina? Number of years? Tina Then? Mom then? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 30279: please help me with this problem,Doe is five years older than Ron. In nine years four times Doe's age will equal five times Ron's age. How old is each now? How old will each be in nine years? Doe now?- Ron now- DAVE IN 9- Ron in nine? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 30284: will a tutor please help me, Lin is now 10 years old. Her dad is 3 times as old In how many years will her dad be twice as old as Lin?How old will each be then? years later- Dad then- Lin then- Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 30285: please help me with this last problem, Val's mom is 28 years older than she is. In 15 years three times Val's age increased by her mom's age then, will equal 168 years. How old is each now? In 15 years? Val now- Mom now- Val in 15- Mom in 15- Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 30520: will a tutor please help me Mary is now twice as old as Jabe.Seven years ago, the sum of their ages was 16.What are their ages now and seven years ago? Mary now- Jabe now- Mary 7 years ago- Jabe 7 years ago- Click here to see answer by sdmmadam@yahoo.com(530)
 Question 30520: will a tutor please help me Mary is now twice as old as Jabe.Seven years ago, the sum of their ages was 16.What are their ages now and seven years ago? Mary now- Jabe now- Mary 7 years ago- Jabe 7 years ago- Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 30518: will a tutor please help me with this problem, Ann's present age exceeds Bob's age by 25 years. In 15 years Ann will be twice as old as bob.Find both ages Ann now- Bob now- Ann in 15- Bob in 15- Click here to see answer by sdmmadam@yahoo.com(530)

 Question 30586: In an organization there are CE's, ME's and EE's. The sum of their ages is 2160; the average age is 36; the average age of the CE's and ME's is 39; the average age of the ME's and EE's is 32 8/11; the average age of the CE's and EE's is 36 2/3. If each CE had been 1 year older, each ME 6 years and each EE 7 years older, their average age would have been greater by 5 years. Find the number of each group and their average ages. Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 31409: The sum of the ages of a mother and her daughter is 32. In 4 years, the difference of their ages will be 24. How old is each now? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 31539: Tim is 5 years older than Joann. Six years from now the sum of thier ages will be 79. How old are they now? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 31652: If sharon is twice as old as dave is now and will be 1.5 times his age in 4 years how old is she now? Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 32710: Jim is 21 years older than Bill. Twelve years ago, Jim was twice as old as Bill. Find their present ages. Click here to see answer by mukhopadhyay(490)

 Question 32855: Helen is now 40 years old and arlene is 20 years old.How many years ago was Helen three times as old as Arlene was then. Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 33108: I am home-schooling this semester for the first time. I am using the curriculum from Alpha and Omega Academy (SOS Schoolhouse). I know I can do these problems, I am just missing some key factor. The question is this: Two years ago a father was four times as old as his son. Three years from now, the father will be only three times as old as the son. How old is each now? I tried: son=x dad=4(x-2) x + 4(x-2) = 3 + 3x x + 4x - 8 = 3 +3x 5x -8 = 3+3x 2x=11 (As you can see, this is wrong.If you could help me with this one, I can get the rest, I hope. Thanks!!!!) Click here to see answer by mukhopadhyay(490)

 Question 33130: Annilee's present age is 2/3 of Jessie's present age. In 8 years the sum of their ages will be 61 years. Find their present ages. Click here to see answer by sarah_adam(201)
 Question 33130: Annilee's present age is 2/3 of Jessie's present age. In 8 years the sum of their ages will be 61 years. Find their present ages. Click here to see answer by priya(51)

 Question 33363: How old is a skeleton that has lost 75% of its Carbon-14? I have NO idea how to do this problem. Could someone help me? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 36029: Thank you very much for your help! The volume of a sphere is directly proportional to the cube of its diameter and is 288(pie)cm cubed when the diameter is 12 cm. Find the constant of proportionality in terms of (pie). Then write the formula for the volume of a sphere in terms of its diameter. I know the answer is pie/6 and V=pie/6 d cubed. Thanks again! Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 36027: Thank you for your help! The distance an object falls from rest varies directly as the square of the time it has fallen. If the object fell 4 ft during the 1st half second, how far did it fall during the next 2 seconds? I know the answer is 96ft but im not sure how to set it up. Thank you. Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 36480: Jon is 6 years older than his wife Liz. In 4 years, twice his age plus 1 will be 3 times Liz's age 3 years ago. How old are they now? Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 36984: Joseph is twelve years younger than Mack. Kevin is 1year younger than Joseph. The sum of their ages is sixty-two. How old is joseph. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

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