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 Question 419651: How would i find the age to the following problem?: This year i'm 3 times as old as my little sister. However six years ago I was 5 times as old as she was. How would I find the age of this person? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)

 Question 419680: Hi tutor, i really need help with this question. Im a really hard worker, and ive been pushing too do well in grade nine so i can get into pure classes in highschool. My biggest problem is math, and i really need help with this problem. Help would be greatly appreciated, please and thank-you. God bless. Question: Ryan is now three times as old as Sabrina. Eight years ago Ryan was five times that of Sabrina. Find there present ages. Can you please show how you got the answer, and provide a table as well. Thank - you so much(: Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6950)

 Question 419756: Ray is now 10 years older than cindy. if in 8 years ray will be twice as old as cindy, how old is cindy now? Click here to see answer by algebrahouse.com(1079)

 Question 419791: A father said to his son, " I was twice as old as you are now on the day that you were born. You will be just what i was then when fourteen years are gone ". What are the present ages of the father and son. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15638)

 Question 420205: Consider that the age, x, of a unicorn in human equivalent years can be given by the formula f(x) = - 0.001518x^4 + 0.067326x^3 – 1.4367x^2 + 12.46x + 2.914. When a unicorn is 2.5 years old, what is its age in human equivalent years? What about when it is 12 years old? Click here to see answer by richard1234(5390)

 Question 420199: The sum of the digits of a two-digit number is 7. With the digits reversed the number is 5 times the tens digit of the original number. Find the original number. Thanks for the help. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15638)

 Question 420411: I just need to know what mathematical equation to use to find out how old I will be when I'm 3x's older than someone? I was 12 when my little sister was born, and I need to find out how old we will each be when I'm 3x's older than her. Thanks for your help. Click here to see answer by sudhanshu_kmr(1152)

 Question 420706: A father is 60 years old and his son is half his age. How old was the boy when his father was four times his age? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15638)

 Question 421457: adrew is making a birthday card for her sister. he wants to draw flowers as many as the age of her sister is 6 years older than him, and the sum of their ages five years from now is 34 Click here to see answer by algebrahouse.com(1079)

 Question 421471: andrew is making a birthday card for her sister. he wants to draw flowers as many as the age of her sister. how many flowers he need to draw if her sister is 6 years older than him, and the sum of their ages five years from now is 34 Click here to see answer by robertb(4012)

 Question 421513: A father is five times as old as his daughter. In six years he will be three times as old as she will be. How old is the daughter now. ( i know how to solve the problem, i am just stuck with assigning the formulas. In my math class its asked that we assign each person a variable ie: x and the other x+2) Any help would be great thanks. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)

 Question 421861: In a mechanics garage, Joe can service a car in 2hrs. Gary takes 3hrs, Paul takes 5hrs and Tom takes 8hrs. If they all service a car together, how long will they take? Click here to see answer by sudhanshu_kmr(1152)

 Question 422288: Jeje is 8 years older than her brother Mon. The sum of their ages is 36. Find their present ages. Click here to see answer by the_tutor2011(8)

 Question 422320: Lara found two dollars & fifteen cents in quarters and nickels,there were seven fewer quarters than nickels.how many nickels and quarters did she find?I need equation on this question. Thanks Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 422330: A father is now three times as old as his son. Twelve years ago he was six times as old as his son. Find the Present age of each Click here to see answer by algebrahouse.com(1079)
 Question 422330: A father is now three times as old as his son. Twelve years ago he was six times as old as his son. Find the Present age of each Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 422332: John is twenty years younger than Amy, and in five years' time he will be half her age. What is John's age now? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)
 Question 422332: John is twenty years younger than Amy, and in five years' time he will be half her age. What is John's age now? Click here to see answer by algebrahouse.com(1079)

 Question 422337: pat is 6 years older than his friend Gary. Four years ago Gary's age was 7 more than half of Pat's age. What are their present age? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

 Question 422437: “There are seven less than twice the marbles in Tim’s box as there are in Amelia’s box. Chris has six more marbles than Amelia. How many marbles does Amelia have if together the three of them have 95 marbles? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

 Question 422449: The area of a triangular section of a store cannot be more than 910 sq. ft. If the height of the triangular section is 52 feet, what should the base be? Click here to see answer by shree840(260)

 Question 422446: A 24-foot beam is to be cut in two. If one portion is half the length of the other portion, what are the two lengths of the portions? Click here to see answer by shree840(260)

 Question 422551: The tens digit of a 2-digit number is twice the units digit. The sum of the digits is 12. Find the original number. Click here to see answer by sudhanshu_kmr(1152)

 Question 422583: Pat is 24 years older than his son Patrick. In 4 years Pat will be twice as old as Patrick. How old are they now? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15638)

 Question 422697: a man nine times as old as his son. In nine years, he will be only three times as old as his son.How old are each now? after you answer can you do some checkings? thanks Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15638)

 Question 422877: Greg weighs fifteen pounds less than twice what Karen weighs and Olivia weighs ten pounds more than Karen. Their combined weight is at least 460 pounds. How much do they each weigh? Click here to see answer by rfer(12647)

 Question 423122: Max is 24 years older than his son, Liam. In two years, Liam will be half as old as Max. How old is Liam now? Click here to see answer by algebrahouse.com(1079)

 Question 423326: if a woman gave birth at 21 how old woud she and the baby be when she is three times older than the child Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 423337: A man walking at the rate of 5kph, covers a certain distance in 3hrs less than another who walks at the rate of 4kph.find the distance? Click here to see answer by ewatrrr(10682)

 Question 423869: i need help with division properties of exponents Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6622)

 Question 423995: Al is five times as old as Tim. In five years,Al will be four times as old as Tim. How old will Tim be in five years? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

 Question 423827: A man is 4 times as old as his son. 5 years ago, the man was 9 times as old as his son was at that time. What is the man's present age? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15638)

 Question 424359: Anna is 12 years old, and her mother is three times as old as Anna. How many years ago was her mother four times as old as Anna? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

 Question 424756: An amateur drama group hire a theatre for their production. They expect to sell all 850 tickets, some at \$12 and the rest at \$8. The group require the ticket sales to cover their \$3760 production costs and to make a profit of \$4000. If they are to exactly achieve this target and their expectations regarding ticket sales are correct how many of the 850 tickets should they charge \$12 for and how many should they charge \$8 for? (Need help thanks!!) Click here to see answer by htmentor(788)
 Question 424756: An amateur drama group hire a theatre for their production. They expect to sell all 850 tickets, some at \$12 and the rest at \$8. The group require the ticket sales to cover their \$3760 production costs and to make a profit of \$4000. If they are to exactly achieve this target and their expectations regarding ticket sales are correct how many of the 850 tickets should they charge \$12 for and how many should they charge \$8 for? (Need help thanks!!) Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

 Question 425045: A father is 32 years older than his son. In 4 years the father will be 5 times as old as his son. How old is each now? Click here to see answer by sudhanshu_kmr(1152)

 Question 425316: Cliff is 6 years older than his sister Claire. In 2 years cliff will be twice as old. X = Cliff present Age Y = Claire's present Age Question: what is their current age? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57246)

 Question 425899: the average age of 8 men is increased by 2 years when 2 of them whose ages are 21 years and 23 years are replaced by two new men. the average age of two new men is? Click here to see answer by Theo(3458)

 Question 425919: Jack is 20 years older than Tom. 4 years later, Jack will be 3 times as old as Tom. How old is Jack now? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 426115: John is 5 times as old as he was 40 years ago so how old is he now/ Click here to see answer by algebrahouse.com(1079)

 Question 426356: A father is nine times the age of his son. In 5 years he will be four times the age of his son. How old are they now? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 425826: Here is the problem I need help with: Carrie is two years less than three times her sister Alicia's age. If the product of their ages is 40, how old is Carrie and how old is Carrie and how old is Alicia? so far I have come up with 3a-2=40 which a=14, now I'm stuck and not sure what to do next. Thanks, Dina Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15638)

 Question 426425: John is 6 years older than his brother. He will be twice as old as his brother in 4 years. How old is John now? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 426470: Ronnies age plus the square of Alan's age is 2240. Alan's age plus the square of Ronnie's age 1008. How old is Ronnie and Alan? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 426609: I am 60 and was born on July 29, 1950. My son just turned 30 and was born on March 18, 1981. On what date will my son be or was my son exactly half my age? I am a teacher myself (language) and it has been a really long time since I have done math! I swear, things like finding out the percentage I can do but this one has stumped me. Thank you for your kind response! Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15638)

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