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 Question 20833: Chris asked Loretta her age and she said: "My age?" she asked, "You'll have to guess!" "Reverse my age, divide by 3, add 34, my age you'll see!" How old is Loretta? Click here to see answer by 303795(602)

 Question 16844: My grandfather was x years old in the year x squared. In what year was he born? Click here to see answer by 303795(602)

 Question 65733: "How old are you?" Alex asked his cousin Gustav one day. "The day before yesterday," replied Gustav, "I was twice as old as my sister, but next year I will be three times as old as she is now." How old is Gustav? When is his birthday? On what day did this conversation take place? How old is Gustav's sister? Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)
 Question 65733: "How old are you?" Alex asked his cousin Gustav one day. "The day before yesterday," replied Gustav, "I was twice as old as my sister, but next year I will be three times as old as she is now." How old is Gustav? When is his birthday? On what day did this conversation take place? How old is Gustav's sister? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(13211)

 Question 65853: Reymart is 5 times as old as Jonel in 9 years, Reymart will twice as old as Jonel. What are their ages now? Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 66635: What was the age 75 + population of Europe in 1995? : Population (in thousands) 1950 : 1970 : 1995 Age 0-14 : 143,175 : 166,367 : 139,464 : Age 15-64 : 359,162 : 421,432 : 487,110 : Age 65 + : 44,981 : 68,642 : 101,338 : Age 75 + : 14,553 : 22, 762 : 38,139 : Total : 547,318 : 656,441 : 727,912 _________________________________________________________________________________ What was the percentage increase in the age 75 + population of Europe from 1970 to 1995? a)67.6% b)63.4% c)68.9% d)65.1% Any help with these two questions is greatly appreciated. Thanks Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(13211)

 Question 67171: The four Baldwin Brothers have a total age of 136 and their ages are represented by consecutive odd intergers. What are the ages of all four brothers? Click here to see answer by Zoop(21)

 Question 67558: mikes age is three -fourths of marys age. in five years mikes age will be 7/9 marys age . how old is mike now? Click here to see answer by venugopalramana(3286)

 Question 67795: Harold was 5 years older than phidella. In 10 years he found that 4 times his age exceeded twice phidella's age by only 50. How old were Harold and Phidella in the beginning? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(18980)

 Question 70780: Harold is twiCE AS OLD as jack,who is three years older than dan.if harolds age is five times dan age ,how old in years id jack Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(33401)

 Question 71468: How old are they? Jack's dad is 40. Jack is 14. How old will each of them be when his dad is twice as old as Jack? Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 71918: Jose is 3 years less than 4 times as old as his daughter. If the sum of their ages is 37, how old is Jose? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(18980)

 Question 72174: 7 years ago I was 11 times as old as my daughter. Now I am 4 times as old as her. How old am I? Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 72176: 7 years ago i was 11 times as old as my daughter. Now i am 4 times as old as her. How old am i? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(18980)

 Question 72347: Jeanne is three times as old as Michel. The sum of their ages is 20 years. Find out their age now. Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)
 Question 72347: Jeanne is three times as old as Michel. The sum of their ages is 20 years. Find out their age now. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)

 Question 72517: Ricardo is 4 years less than twice as old as his sister. The sum of their ages is 20. How old is Ricardo? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(33401)

 Question 73693: Mr. Klinker is 35 and his daugther is 10. In how many years will Mr. Klinker be twice as old as his daugter? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(18980)

 Question 74272: Marivic is five years older than Michelle. In three years, the product of her age and Michelle's age five years ago will be 90 years. Find their present ages. Click here to see answer by vidhyak(98)

 Question 74392: jon is twice as old as his sister, jane, less 4 years. jon is 18 years old. how old is jane? Click here to see answer by cathieb1225(41)

 Question 74389: Vicki is 1/3 as old as her cousin, chris, plus 5 years. Vicki is 14 years old. how old is chris? Click here to see answer by cathieb1225(41)

 Question 74397: vicki is 1/3 as old as her cousin, chris, plus 5 years. Vicki is 14 years old. how pld is chris. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(13716)

 Question 75326: Can you please provide assistance in creating the equation for this problem and also show how to solve this word problem. Problem: Edmund is 3 years older than Frank. The sum of their ages is nineteen years. How old is each one? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)

 Question 75413: A baseball dimond is a square whose side measure 90ft.For a home run a player must run around the squre. If a player hits 35 home runs, what is the least number of feet he or she must run. Click here to see answer by don vito(18)

 Question 75641: The sum of the ages of Mrs Bai and her daughter Jenni is 70. The difference between their ages is 32 years. How old is Jenni? Thanks Click here to see answer by chitra(359)

 Question 27157: the sun of scotts age and his mothers age is 45. in 5 years time, three times scotts age less 9 will be the same as his mothers age. find the present ages of scott and his other. Click here to see answer by 303795(602)

 Question 76006: Frederique is 2 years older than her brother. 12 years ago she was twice as old as he was. How old are they now? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(18980)

 Question 76007: Zelma is 18 years older than her son. She was 3 times as old as he was 1 year ago. How old are they now? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(18980)

 Question 77232: Ricardo is 4 years less than twice as old as his sister. The sum of their ages is 20. How old is Ricardo? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2172)

 Question 77874: Beth is 14 years older than Aria. Last Year Beth was three times as old as Aria. How Old is Aria? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2172)

 Question 78589: 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? {son is yrs., father is yrs.} Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2172)

 Question 79354: My teacher gave me a worksheet with the following problem: A population of turtles are t years is described by the function p(t)=175(1.145)^t. How long does it take for the population to triple? We are working on logs and interest and I remember doing problems like this before but I am having trouble starting it. Click here to see answer by stanbon(69061)

 Question 79474: This problem I am having alot of trouble trying to figure out. Please Help!! Mutt is half as old as Jeff will be when Mutt is twice as old as Jeff was when Mutt was half as old as Jeff is now. In five years, the sum of Mutt’s and Jeff’s ages will be 100. How old are Mutt and Jeff now? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(18980)
 Question 79474: This problem I am having alot of trouble trying to figure out. Please Help!! Mutt is half as old as Jeff will be when Mutt is twice as old as Jeff was when Mutt was half as old as Jeff is now. In five years, the sum of Mutt’s and Jeff’s ages will be 100. How old are Mutt and Jeff now? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(13716)

 Question 79553: This is a problem my teacher made up and I'm getting stuck after I set up the table. In a total of 2 hours, a tugboat traveled upriver 5 miles and returned. If the river's current is 4 miles per hour, find the speed of the tugboat in still water. Round your answer to the nearest 0.1 mi/hr if necessary. Click here to see answer by stanbon(69061)

 Question 81125: This question is from a worksheet. We do not have a textbook. Jennifer is 6 years older than Sue. In 4 years, she will be twice as old as Sue was 5 years ago. Find their ages now. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(13716)

 Question 82186: Dave's father is three times as old as Dave. In 10 years, he will be only twice as old as Dave. Hold old are they both now? My Work: Dave = x. Dave's dad = 3x. for the first sentence. But that's all I get. I don't know where to go from there. Please help. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(13211)

 Question 82618: from a teachers worksheet: i am four times as old as my daughter, she was born when i was 39, how old am i now? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(13716)

 Question 82784: PROBLEM A woman is 5 years older than her husband and 10 times as old as their daughter. In 14 years, the sum of their ages will be 100. How old is each one now? ________________________________________________________________________________ Woman= h+5 Husband= h Daughter=h+5/10(I think) +________ 100 (h+5)+(h)+(h+5/10)=100 2h+5+(h+5/10)=100 3h+10=1000 3h/3=990/3 h=330 My question is what did i do wrong I know that this is way too high of a number and I can't figure out where I went wrong. Thanks Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(33401)
 Question 82784: PROBLEM A woman is 5 years older than her husband and 10 times as old as their daughter. In 14 years, the sum of their ages will be 100. How old is each one now? ________________________________________________________________________________ Woman= h+5 Husband= h Daughter=h+5/10(I think) +________ 100 (h+5)+(h)+(h+5/10)=100 2h+5+(h+5/10)=100 3h+10=1000 3h/3=990/3 h=330 My question is what did i do wrong I know that this is way too high of a number and I can't figure out where I went wrong. Thanks Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4670)
 Question 82784: PROBLEM A woman is 5 years older than her husband and 10 times as old as their daughter. In 14 years, the sum of their ages will be 100. How old is each one now? ________________________________________________________________________________ Woman= h+5 Husband= h Daughter=h+5/10(I think) +________ 100 (h+5)+(h)+(h+5/10)=100 2h+5+(h+5/10)=100 3h+10=1000 3h/3=990/3 h=330 My question is what did i do wrong I know that this is way too high of a number and I can't figure out where I went wrong. Thanks Click here to see answer by stanbon(69061)
 Question 82784: PROBLEM A woman is 5 years older than her husband and 10 times as old as their daughter. In 14 years, the sum of their ages will be 100. How old is each one now? ________________________________________________________________________________ Woman= h+5 Husband= h Daughter=h+5/10(I think) +________ 100 (h+5)+(h)+(h+5/10)=100 2h+5+(h+5/10)=100 3h+10=1000 3h/3=990/3 h=330 My question is what did i do wrong I know that this is way too high of a number and I can't figure out where I went wrong. Thanks Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 83367: a boy is five years older than his sister. if the sum of their ages is 31. how old is each now? Click here to see answer by stanbon(69061)
 Question 83367: a boy is five years older than his sister. if the sum of their ages is 31. how old is each now? Click here to see answer by Kalmetam(43)