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 Question 340358: a father is 39 years old and his son is 15 years old. after how many years the age of the father becomes 3 times the age of his son Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 340381: two years ago, sue was half as old as pat. eight years from now, sue will be two-thirds as old as pat. how old is each of them now? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57214)

 Question 340422: Brad is presently 6 years older than Pedro. Five years ago Pedro's age was three-fourths of Brad's age at that time. Find the present ages of Brad and Pedro. I've tried setting up the problem like this - Let x = Pedro Let ( x + 6 ) = Brad x - 5 = 3/4 (x+6) - 5 Obviously I'm doing something wrong though. Can anyone help? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 340505: Sum of two numbers=15 Product of the numbers=36 Find the numbers Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 340697: Eight subtracted from six times a number is 184. Find the number Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 340923: Marla is five years younger than her friend Carey. Five years ago the sum of their ages was 41. How old is each of them now? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 341214: 1. The product of 7, and a number decreased by 11, is 588. Find the number Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 341222: Use the multiplication and addition properties to solve the following problems. Graph the solution sets. 1. 4 ( 2y - 1) > 12 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 341356: John is 13 years less than 3 times as old as his son. Six years ago, he was 14 years more than twice as old as his son was then. How old is John? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 341326: John is 13 years less than 3 times as old as his son. Six years ago, he was 14 years more than twice as old as his son was then. How old is John? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)

 Question 341457: The decay rate of iodine-131 is 9.6% per day. What is its half-life? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30945)

 Question 341302: The present age of father exceeds 3 times the present age of his son by 2 years. six years ago, the age of the father exceeded 4 times the age of the son by 4 years. Find the present age of the son and father. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)

 Question 342036: Ten less than twice Marks' age is 44. What is Mark's age? Click here to see answer by arielmorgan(1)

 Question 342237: Tom is 3 years older than kim. joe is twice as old as tom. their combined age is 53. What is the age of joe? Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1420)

 Question 342823: djil is 30 years older than diane. 5 years ago, djil's age is twice the age of diane one year from now . how old is djil now? Click here to see answer by Kartik-The Math specialist(4)

 Question 342838: Jack is twice as old as Lacy. In 3 years the sum of their ages will be 54. How old are they now? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57214)

 Question 342852: TWO BROTHERS HAVE A TOTAL AGE OF 3 YEARS.ONE IS 2 YEARS OLDER THAN THE OTHER.WHAT ARE THERE AGES Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 342791: IF the navy pier ferris wheel in chicago has a circumference that is 56% of the circunference of the first ferris wheel built in 1893. a. What is the radius of the navy pier wheel? b. what was the radius of the first ferris wheel? c. The first ferri wheel took nine minutes to make a complete revolution. how fast was the wheel moving? C=439.6 ft. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)

 Question 342911: I'm 27 years old. In how many years will my future age be 16 years more than my past age when I was the same number of years younger? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8879)

 Question 343118: Please help me solve this equation by using substitution, Bob is one third of the age of his father. In 12 years he will be half the age of his father. How old is each now? Thank you. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 343340: The sum of Linda's and Steve's ages is 113.Steve is 11 years older than Linda. How old is Linda and how old is Steve? Click here to see answer by haileytucki(390)

 Question 343014: Frank is 4 years older than Bill. Five years ago Frank was twice as old as Bill. How old is Frank now? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2733)

 Question 343485: John is 5 more than 3 times as old as his son. If the sum of thier ages is 73 what is the age of each pearson Click here to see answer by Jk22(389)

 Question 343846: A mother is three times as old as her son. After 15 years she will be twice as old as her son. What is the present age in years of the mother? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 343891: The ages of two friends is in the ratio 5:6. After how many years will the ages be in the ratio 7:8? i want solution is steps .......please Click here to see answer by Jk22(389)

 Question 344048: Melissa is 24 years younger than Joyce. In 2 years, Joyce will be 3 times as old at Melissa will be then. How old are they now? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 344159: John's age is three years more than twice Bill's age. Three years ago John was four times as old as Bill was then. How old is each now? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 344181: how do you get the equation set up for the problem: Kathy is six years younger than bill. 12 years ago, bill was twice as old as Kathy was then. how old are they now? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)

 Question 344330: 3 to the second power times 5 times what = 315 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 344344: when you add up harry's age and sally's age the total is 42. harry is twice as old as sally was at the time when he was as old as sally is now. how old are they? Click here to see answer by MathTherapy(1420)

 Question 344434: the difference between the ages of two [ersons is 10 year.fifteen years ago,if the elder one was twice as old as the younger one,find their present ages. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 344332: 5 to the 2nd power times what =275 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 344331: 3 to the 3rd power times what =135 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 344372: Write an equation which models how old, in years, a 27 year old will be when she is 3 times as old as a 12 year old person. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)

 Question 344378: Alec is ten years older than his sister, Alisa. Alec is also twice as old as his brother, Ivan. How old is each sibling if the sum of their ages is 50? Use 5 Step Problem Solving Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 344628: 2. Two runners start at the same point and run in opposite directions. One runs at 6 miles per hour and the other runs at 8 miles per hour. In how many hours will they be 21 miles apart? ________________________________________ Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 344627: 1. How many sheets of paper, weighing 2 grams each, can be put in an envelope weighing 4 grams if the total weight must not exceed 29 grams? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 345293: If my cat is 10 and I am 5 years older than my cat when will I be twice my cats age? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8879)

 Question 345470: Paula is 12 years older than her brother Bob. Four years from now Bob wil be two thirds as old as Paula. How old are they now? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 345496: When my father was 35, I was 6. Now he is twice as old as I am. How old is he? I am stuck! Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 345622: Tom is 5 years older than Jerry. In 2 years,Jerry will be three fourths as old as tom. Find their ages now. Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 345872: Ross is six years older than hsi sister Holly, In two years he will be twice as old as his sister. Find their present ages. What's a formula to use for this? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

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