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 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 josmiceli(9672)

 Question 37196: Larry is three times as old as Moe, and Curly is sixteen years younger than Larry, Larry's age was twice the sum of the ages of Moe and Curly. Find each man's age. Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 37507: One day in math class, shelley ask the teacher, " Mr. Nelson, how old are you?" Mr.Nelson responds: "This year Iam 3 times as ols as my sister. How ever. 6 years ago, I was five times as old as she was". How old is the math teacher? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57328)

 Question 38374: Bob's father is 3 times old as Bob. 4 years ago, he was 4 times older. How old is Bob? Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 38373: Bob's father is 3 times old as Bob. 4 years ago, he was 4 times older. How old is Bob? Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 38940: Allen is 3 times as old as Betty. Catherine is 5 yrs younger than Allen. 3 yrs ago sum of all ages is 56. What is each of their present age? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 38972: William is 1/6 as old as his father but 5 years older than his sister, Mary. If the sum of all their ages is 51, how old is William? (not from a text) Thank You for your help. Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 38989: A man has five sons, each three years older than the next younger. The age of the oldest in three years will be three times the present age of the second youngest. How old is each son from youngest to oldest? (Not from a text) seems simple. Would the youngest be 3 and the oldest 15? Thank you for your help. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)
 Question 38989: A man has five sons, each three years older than the next younger. The age of the oldest in three years will be three times the present age of the second youngest. How old is each son from youngest to oldest? (Not from a text) seems simple. Would the youngest be 3 and the oldest 15? Thank you for your help. Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 38296: The Mesopatamian civilization was dated by using the carbon-14 dating. A piece of wood discovered in an archaeological dig was found to have lost 62% of its carbon-14. Determine its age. The answer is 7997 years but I don't know how to get to that answer. Click here to see answer by longjonsilver(2297)

 Question 39237: The ages of Old and Young total 48. Old is twice as old as Young was when Old was half as old as Young will be when Young is three times as old as Old was when Old was three times as old as Young. How old is Old? Click here to see answer by AnlytcPhil(1276)

 Question 39411: Mr. Granger is 10 years more than twice as old as his son. However, last year he was 4 years less than 3 times as old as his son. How old are Mr. Granger and his son? Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 39748: My mother is 35 years old She is that age without counting the weekends each year What is her real age! Please Help !! Thank You xxx Click here to see answer by stanbon(57328)

 Question 40057: A woman and her grandson have the same birthday. For six consecutive birthdays, she is an integral multiple of his age. How old is the grandmother at the sixth of these birthdays? Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 40165: Thanks for the help! Pete is three years older than his brother Al. In eight years, nine times pete's age will be equal to ten times Al's age. What is Al's present age? Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)
 Question 40165: Thanks for the help! Pete is three years older than his brother Al. In eight years, nine times pete's age will be equal to ten times Al's age. What is Al's present age? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 40340: Thanks for the help. I've tried every equation I can think of and I haven't come up with a suitable answer. Word Problem: Brian's present age is one year more than twice Shelly's age. Five years ago, Brian was four times as old as Shelly. How old is Brian now? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 40580: 2 years ago father's age was (x-2) yrs. 2 years ago son's age = (x-2) yrs. So now son's age = (x-2) + 2 = yrs. Click here to see answer by psbhowmick(529)

 Question 41479: ann's age is seven-tenths of Bill's age. In 4 years Ann's age will be eight-elevenths of Bill's age. How old is Bill now? The Ten's digit of a two-digit number is 3 more than the unit's digit. The number is 8 more than six times the sum of the digits. Find the number. Click here to see answer by vidhyak(94)

 Question 41901: Hello! Can somebody help please? My question is: Last time it was the kids birthdays I noticed that even though they were born only one year apart, when I squared their ages and then added the sum of the ages they would total 1105. How old are my kids? Thanks. Your help and time are much appreciated. marangeo Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 41941: In three years, Chad will be three times my present age. I will then be half as old as he. How old am I? I think it should be set up like this: 3x+3=1/2c "x" for present age, "c" for chad's age i know this can't be right because i can't get an answer that makes since. Click here to see answer by fractalier(2101)

 Question 43159: Where in the world do I start? On June 1, 1998, the average age of the 33 employees at Acme Cement was 47 years. On June 1, 1999, three of the staff aged 65,58,and 62 retired and were replaced by four employees aged 24,31,26 and 28. What was the average age of the employees at Acme Cement on June 1, 1999? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 43160: According to Garrison Keillor, all the children in Lake Wobegon are above average. Is this assertion just a joke or is there a sense in which it could be true. We are learning about statistics the interpretaion of data. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 44854: At the present time, Jenifer is 20 years younger than her mother. In 4 years, the ratio of Jenifers age will be 4 to 9. Find Jenifers present age Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 45401: Chris is 3 years older than Beth. Seven years from now she will be twice as old as Beth was a year ago. How old is each now? Click here to see answer by tutmath(14)

 Question 45652: Gertrude recently finished her fourth marathon clocking in at just over four hours. Not bad for someone who is _ _ years old. Always on the go, Gertrude is hosting a garden party that day. When one of her guests asks how old she is, Gertrude replies, “Our combined ages equal 100. My age multiplied by 4 and divided by 9 is your age.” Click here to see answer by Nate(3500)

 Question 46232: Lisa is 1/3 the age of Sally. 6 years ago Lisa was 1/9 the age of Sally. How old is Lisa and How old is Sally? Thank you. Please show step for step. I need help Click here to see answer by longjonsilver(2297)
 Question 46232: Lisa is 1/3 the age of Sally. 6 years ago Lisa was 1/9 the age of Sally. How old is Lisa and How old is Sally? Thank you. Please show step for step. I need help Click here to see answer by wuwei96815(245)

 Question 48106: Billy is twice as old as his son. In 10 years, the ratio of their ages will be 3:5. Find their present ages. Click here to see answer by mbarugel(146)

 Question 48104: Reggie is 5 years older than Lani. Five years ago the sum of their ages was 25. How old are they now? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57328)

 Question 48105: Three years ago, Rica was thrice old as Dandy. Three years hence, she will be twice as old. Find their present ages. Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 48778: Paul's dad is five times as old as Paul. In 3 years, Paul will be 1/4 his dad's age. What are their ages now? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57328)

 Question 49146: How do you solve the following word problem? Shirley is currently twice as old as HArry. Four years ago, Shirley was 3 times as old as Harry. How old were Shirley and Harry 4 years ago? I can't remember how to solve the equation when there are two unknowns. Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 49544: tutors, help me please!!!!!thanks 2. Eight years ago, Melanie was twice as old as Roger is now. The sum of their present ages is no more than 41. At most, how old is Roger now? Click here to see answer by gsmani_iyer(180)
 Question 49544: tutors, help me please!!!!!thanks 2. Eight years ago, Melanie was twice as old as Roger is now. The sum of their present ages is no more than 41. At most, how old is Roger now? Click here to see answer by AnlytcPhil(1276)

 Question 50188: You are one mile from your home. You can walk at a speed of 4 miles per hour. The subway comes by every 15 minutes, and you heard one come by 3 minutes ago. The subway ride takes 8 minutes. How many minutes will it take to get home by subway if you take the next train? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57328)

 Question 50170: Eight years ago, Mary was half as old as Jane will be when jane is one year older than Tim will be at the time when Mary will be five times as old as Tim will be two years from now. Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 50487: I need help with this problem as soon as possible! Anne is seven times as old as Joan. In six years she will be five years as old as Joan. Find the present age of each person. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57328)

 Question 50489: William is 6yrs older than robert. in two years he will be twice as old as robert. find their ages.can you help me with this problem? thanks Click here to see answer by stanbon(57328)

 Question 50517: I have a question that is the population is given by P=10,000(1.04)^t where t is number of years after 1988. I have to find the population in 1988 and 1989. In 1988 I have P=10,000 (1.04)^0 which is 10,000 people in 1989 I have P=10,000(1.04)^1 which came to 10,400 people. Am I on hte right track with this sort of problem??? Thanks for the help! Click here to see answer by stanbon(57328)

 Question 51062: Craig is 24 years younger than his father . In 10 years , Craig's father will be three timesas old as Craig will be. Find their ages now. Craig=c-24 c+24=d 3(c+10)=d+10 Dad= d 3c+30=d+10 3c+20=d Click here to see answer by darq(90)

 Question 51059: A fir tree is 5 times as old as a pine tree. Seven years from now , the sum of their ages will be 32. How old is the fir tree now? Click here to see answer by darq(90)

 Question 51618: There is and old man that is 87 years old. His son is 45 years old and his son is 13 years old. The Grandmother is double the dad's age. The daughter is the grandmother's age subtracted by the nearest number that can be sqare routed. The mom is the midpoint between the daughter and grandmother, how old is everyone? Click here to see answer by Kalmetam(43)

 Question 27525: MY NUMBER IS MORE THAN 300. THE TEN'S PLACE IS WORTH 50. MY NUMBER IS______ I HAVE TO USE THE NUMBERS 2,4, AND 5 Click here to see answer by Kalmetam(43)

 Question 25879: if a girl goes to the store with 5 dollars and spend's 3 dollars and 72 cents on a king size candy bar how much change is left Click here to see answer by Kalmetam(43)

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