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 Question 25218: if i add my current age to the age i will be by next year on this date, the sum is 103 years. how old will i be 10 years from today? Click here to see answer by Kalmetam(43)

 Question 19930: Wilma is thirteen years older than Beverly. In nine years, Wilma will be twice as old as Beverly. How old is Beverly? Click here to see answer by Kalmetam(43)

 Question 51629: What age is a boy now if his mother is 12 times his age and in 20 years she will be twice his age? Click here to see answer by alka001(14)

 Question 51889: In 3 years,alex will be 3 times as old as his sister Precy.A year ago,Alex was 7 times as old as Precy.How old are they now? Click here to see answer by alka001(14)

 Question 51996: Please help my son with this word problem. I have tried and cannot. I would really appreciate your help. Thanks so much! Tom is 4 years older than Jerry. Nine years ago, Tom was 5 times as old as Jerry was then. How old is each now? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 52151: Two people's ages add up to 100. They are 82 years apart. Find the age of each. I know the answer but we're supposed to set up our work like so: let x=___ let x+___=___ The thing is I have no idea what the blanks are. Please help me. Thank you P.S. older=82 yonger=18 I think. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 52394: The ages of Ann and Bill add up to 91. Ann is now three times as old as bill was at the time when Ann was twice as old as Bill is now. How old are Ann and Bill now? Please give an explanation or place where I can find this information. Thanks. Click here to see answer by Paul(988)

 Question 53036: jim is now three times as old as kathy. Four years ago, jim was seven times as old as kathy then. find their present ages. PLEASE HELP ME SOLVE THIS! and can you show work! Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 53921: Joe lived 1/6 of life as a child and 1/12 as a youth and 1/7 before he married and 5 years before son was born. Son live 1/2 of his life then Joe lived 4 more years. How old was Joe when he died. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 54443: John is 5 years older than AL. Two years ago the product of their ages was 30 less than it is now. How old are they now? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)
 Question 54443: John is 5 years older than AL. Two years ago the product of their ages was 30 less than it is now. How old are they now? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8880)

 Question 54522: Diophantus of Alexandria, a third century mathmatician, lived one-sixth of his life in childhood, one-twelfth in his youth, and one-seventh as a bachelor. Then he married and five years later had a son. The son died four years before diophantis at half the diophantis was when he himself died. How long did he live? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 55412: Please help with this problem it doesn't make sence. Peggy is 6 years younger than Rosa. Two years from now, Peggy will be twice as old as Rosa. Find their present ages. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)
 Question 55412: Please help with this problem it doesn't make sence. Peggy is 6 years younger than Rosa. Two years from now, Peggy will be twice as old as Rosa. Find their present ages. Click here to see answer by foleysdad(7)

 Question 55922: If Leah is 6 years older than her sister, Sue,and John is 5 years than Leah, and the total of their ages is 41. Then how old is Sue? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)
 Question 55922: If Leah is 6 years older than her sister, Sue,and John is 5 years than Leah, and the total of their ages is 41. Then how old is Sue? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8880)

 Question 56248: three years ago adams age was nine times that of judy.what is the combined age of adam and judy when judy's age is half of adam? answer choices: a) 17 b) 26 c) 24 d) 45 Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 57218: Okay here is my question... The sum of Jamie's age and Devon's age is 30. Ten years ago the product of their ages was 24. If Jamie is younger than Devon, what are their ages? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 57521: Sally brought 3 chocolate bars and a pack of gum and paid \$1.75. Jake brought 2 chocolate bars and 4 packs of gum and paid \$2.00. Find the cost of a chocolate bar and the cost of a pack of gum. Thanks William Click here to see answer by rcmcc(152)

 Question 57586: Determine whether sqrt(49/100) is rational or irrational. Determine whether -(16)^1/4 is rational or irrational. That is minus the 4th root of 16 Find the altitude of an isosceles triangle with sides of 13 inches and a base of 10 inches. A right triangle has one side of 45 feet and the hypothenus is 51 feet. What is the length of the other side? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 57582: To Whomever can assist... Thank you! Suppose that the sum of the present ages of Tom and his father is 100 years. Ten years ago, Tom's father was three times as old as Tom was at that time. Find their present ages. Click here to see answer by rcmcc(152)

 Question 57953: You are 4 years older than your brother. Two years ago, you were 1.5 times as old as he was. What is your present age? Click here to see answer by hayek(51)

 Question 58095: Thank you in advance! Jill is 8 years older than her brother Curt. Four years from now, Jill will be twice as old as Curt. How old is each at the present time? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 58094: A jogger runs into the country side at a rate of 10 mph. He returns along the same route at 6mph. If the total trip took 1 hour 36 minutes, how far did he jog? Thank you! Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 58201: Michelle is eight years older than Adam. Three years ago Michelle was twice as old as Adam was then. How old is Michelle? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 58215: Maurice is now twice as old as Roberto. Maurice's present age is ten years greater than Roberto's age one year ago. How old is Maurice? Click here to see answer by faceoff57(82)

 Question 58381: The sum of Jamie's age and Devon's age is 30. Ten years ago the product of their ages was 24. If Jamie is younger than Devon, what are their ages? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8880)
 Question 58381: The sum of Jamie's age and Devon's age is 30. Ten years ago the product of their ages was 24. If Jamie is younger than Devon, what are their ages? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9649)

 Question 58689: Simplity (sqrt7)(sqrt14) my answer 9.89494937 Simpilfy 5(sqrt5)-(sqrt20) my answer 6.708203932 is not right. Simplify (sqrt5)(sqrt3) my answer 3.87298346 Determine whether (121)^1/3 is rational or irrational. This is the 3rd root of 121. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)
 Question 58689: Simplity (sqrt7)(sqrt14) my answer 9.89494937 Simpilfy 5(sqrt5)-(sqrt20) my answer 6.708203932 is not right. Simplify (sqrt5)(sqrt3) my answer 3.87298346 Determine whether (121)^1/3 is rational or irrational. This is the 3rd root of 121. Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 59291: Marta's mother is 5 times as old as Marta. Marta's mother is 25. How old is Marta? In a few years, Marta's mother will be 3 times as old as Marta. How old will Marta be then? How old will Marta's mother be? Click here to see answer by Katlyn2011(1)

 Question 60551: if you add5 to the sum of bubba's age and his poppa's age the total is 48. bubba's poppa is 5 years less than 3 times the age of bubba. how old is bubba and his poppa? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9649)

 Question 60549: if you add5 to the sum of bubba's age and his poppa's age the total is 48. bubba's poppa is 5 years less than 3 times the age of bubba. how old is bubba and his poppa? Click here to see answer by tutorcecilia(2152)

 Question 61024: HELP! Stabilization ratio. The stabilization ratio (births / deaths) for south and central America can be model by the formula y = -0.0012x^2 + 0.074x + 2.69 where y is the number of births divided by the number of deaths in the year 1950 + x. a. Use the graph to estimate the year in which the stabilization was at its maximum. b. Use the formula to find the year in which the stabilization ratio was at its maximum. c. What is the maximum stabilization ratio from part (b)? d. What is the significance of a stabilization ratio of 1? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 61612: lucy is 4 timew as old as Amy. Three years ago,Lucy was 13 times as old as Amy. How old is Lucy now? #2 In 18 years, Jenny will be three times as old as she is now. How old is she? #3 An antique desk is 25 years older than an antique chair. In 15 years, the desk will be 2 times as old as the chair. Find the present age of the furniture. #4 Steve is twice as old as Sylvia, Sylvia is three years older than Jacob. 4 years ago, Sylvia was twice Jacobs age. How old is Sylvia? #5 Greg is three times as old as Meg. Ten years from now, Greg's age will be one year more than twice Meg's age at that time. How old are Greg and Meg now? #6 twenty five years ago, haily was five more than one third as old as jason was. Today, Jason is twenty six less than two times the age of haily. How old is jason now? Thank you for your help. Please get back to us as soon as you can Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)

 Question 63093: Ten years ago, a person was half as old as he is now. How old is he? Eight years from now, a person's age will be four-thirds of what it was 6 years ago. How old is the person now? Click here to see answer by Cintchr(481)

 Question 63853: please help For every 210 high school students, there are 5880 people living in the community. If the community has 1325 high school students, how many people live in the community Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 64675: Janet kim is now 13 years old, her father is now 31 write an equation stating that jeong is twice as old as janet, then solve it to find out when jeong is twice as old as janet Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 65188: Hello I have done 7 out of 10 problems these are giving me some problems. 1 A right tringle has sides of 20cm and 15 cm. What is the length of the hypothenus. Thanks 6 Simply 2(sqrt12)/4(sqrt27). Thanks 10 Find the distance between (4,0 and (-9,0) Thanks for your help and have a happy Holiday. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)
 Question 65188: Hello I have done 7 out of 10 problems these are giving me some problems. 1 A right tringle has sides of 20cm and 15 cm. What is the length of the hypothenus. Thanks 6 Simply 2(sqrt12)/4(sqrt27). Thanks 10 Find the distance between (4,0 and (-9,0) Thanks for your help and have a happy Holiday. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 65187: Hello, I am having trouble with these 3 questions, do you think that you could help? 1. A right triangle has sides of 20 cm and 15 cm. What is the length of the hypothenus? 2. Simplify 2(sqrt12) divided by 4(sqrt27) 3. Find the distance between(4,0 and (-9,0) Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 65371: A fathers age is 13 times that of his son. In ten years the sons age will be 1/3of his fathers. What is the fathers age? What is the sons age? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 53132: Mr. Hilbert loves word problems and puzzles, so when a U.S census person came to his door looking for information on the make-up of of his family, the following ensued. Census Person: How many children do you have Mr. Hilbert: 3 Census person: and what are their ages Mr. Hilbert: the product of their ages is 72 census person: that's not enough info Mr. Hilbert: Ok the sum of their ages is the same number on my house Census person: that's still not enough info. Mr Hibert: You may find it helpful to know my oldest child likes chocolate pudding. Census Person: Yes, now I have the ages of your kids 1- Write every combination of numbers whose product is 72-there should be 12-I only found like 6. 2-Find the sum of each combinationfound in part 1 3-Based on the fact that the census person does not know the ages after the info. about the house number, what must the number be. 4-Why does the chocolate pudding info help? 5-What are the ages of Mr. Hilberts children. Click here to see answer by 303795(595)

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