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 Question 487611: In 2 years, a boy will be ¾ as old as his sister. 2 years ago, he was 2/3 as old as she. How old is the boy now? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 487851: A 37 year old father has a 4 year old son. In how many years will the father be exactly 4 times as old as his son. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15623)

 Question 487722: two years back a father was 3 times as old as his son.two years hence, twice the fathers age will equal to 5 times that of his son's age.what are their present ages? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15623)

 Question 488223: two years ago, homer was 23 years older than his son andrew. twelve years from now his age will be 6 more than twice his son's age, then what are the ages of homer and andrew at the present? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9647)

 Question 488415: 1.How many pounds of water must be evaporated from 50 lbs of a 3% salt solution so that the remaining solution will be a salt? 2.A man is three times as old as his son.Four years ago he was four times as old as his son was at the time.How old is the son? 6.Two children are balanced on a seesaw One of them weighing 40 lbs at from the fulcrum.How far from the fulcrum on the other side must the other child sit if he weigs 60 lbs? 7.In two years a boy will be three-fourths as old as his sister.Two years ago he was two-thirds as old as she.How old is the boy now? 8.If the sum of three consecutive even numbers is 42,what is the largest number? 9.A tank can be filled by two hoses in 17 and ½ minutes.If just one hose it requires 42 min to fill the tank.How much time is required to fill the tank using the other hose alone? 10.Two children weighing 65 lbs and 45 lbs respectively are on opposite ends of an 11-foot board.Where must the fulcrum be placed if the board is to be in equilibrium. o 11.A motor boat went 70 miles in 4 hours when traveling at full speed upstream on a river whose current flows at the rate of 6 miles per hour .How fast can the boat travel in still water? 12.How long will it workers A and B ,together ,to finished a job which can be done by A alone in 5 days and by B alone in 3 days? 13.Find the exact interest of P3000 at 4% for 219 days? 14.The altitude of a triangle is 4m longer than the base.If its area is 126 square meter,find the length of the altitude. 15.A wallet contains 290.00 in P1 and P5 denomination.If there are 62 coins in all ,how many P5-coins are there? 16.In a race ,the first prize will be \$5 greater than the second prize and the second will be \$4 greater than the third.The total prize money is \$52.What is the amount of the first prize? 17.The tens digit of a certain number is 4 more than the unit digit.Find the integer if it is seven times as large as the sum of its digit. 20.A student has scores of 74,78,65 on three examinations .What score is needed on a fourth exam for the student to earn an average score of 80. Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 488434: Craig is 24 years younger than his mother. Together their ages total 56 years. How is each person? Explain how you found your answer. I need help why this question i have been trying for one hour to do it. Click here to see answer by John10(245)
 Question 488434: Craig is 24 years younger than his mother. Together their ages total 56 years. How is each person? Explain how you found your answer. I need help why this question i have been trying for one hour to do it. Click here to see answer by Gogonati(809)
 Question 488434: Craig is 24 years younger than his mother. Together their ages total 56 years. How is each person? Explain how you found your answer. I need help why this question i have been trying for one hour to do it. Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6460)

 Question 488611: Suzie is 4 years older than Sally. In 7 years, the sum of their ages will be 44. How old is each girl now? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9647)

 Question 488780: a man is three times as old as his son. four years ago, he was four times as old as his son was at that time.how old is the son? i think its twelve. i've done it in a trial and error way, but i need a solution..thank you^^ Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)
 Question 488780: a man is three times as old as his son. four years ago, he was four times as old as his son was at that time.how old is the son? i think its twelve. i've done it in a trial and error way, but i need a solution..thank you^^ Click here to see answer by dannia22(1)

 Question 488788: A man is three times as old as his son. Four years ago, he was four times as old as his son was at that time. How old is the son? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 488981: The greater of 2 numbers is 8 less than 3 times the smaller. Their sum is 36. Find the larger number. Click here to see answer by dan_math(11)

 Question 489130: How many seconds has an 85 year old person been alive? Click here to see answer by jorel1380(2518)

 Question 1: A father's age is thirteen times that of his son. In 10 years, the son's age will be one-third of his father's. How old are the father and son? Click here to see answer by xxkiana2340xx(3)

 Question 489601: My son asked me this on his birthday, yesterday: His birthday is 31st August, and he was 20yrs old yesterday. Mine is 5th February and I was 41yrs old last birthday. Will there ever be a day when he is exactly half my age? My instinct is that yes, there will, but I don't know how to work it out. Thanks for any help! Click here to see answer by Theo(3458)

 Question 489767: Alvin is now four times as old as Benjamin. Five years ago, the sum of their ages was 45 years. How old is each now? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9647)

 Question 490157: A neighborhood recreation program serves a total of 280 children who are either 11 years old or 12 years old. The sum of the children's ages is 3238 years. How many 11 year old children does the recreation program serve? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 490185: Adam is 5 times as old as charles, in 8 years time the sum of their ages will be equal to twice adam's present age. Find their present ages Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 490196: Ten years ago a man was as old as his wife is now. The man is now twice as old as his wife back then. How old are they both now? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)
 Question 490196: Ten years ago a man was as old as his wife is now. The man is now twice as old as his wife back then. How old are they both now? Click here to see answer by shivang jindal(3)

 Question 490224: 2 years from now, i shall be twice as old as i was 5 years ago said the young girl ... who can tell me her current age pray tell? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 490361: At a family reunion 3 cousins were comparing there ages. Jennifer is 17 years younger than Rene and Rene is 10 years older then Melissa. Their ages total 60 years. How old is Rene? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 490742: A time-deposit savings plan gives an interest rate of 6.42% on deposits. If the interest on an account for 1 year was \$545.70, how much was deposited? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 490773: a culture started with 5000 bacteria. after 4 hours it grew to 5500.predict how many bacteria will be after 13 hours. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 490869: If Sara is 24 years old now , represent her age x years ago. Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30958)

 Question 490890: Please help me to solve this problems using to variables "the sum of ages of the son and his father is 69. If the fathers age is twice as his sons age increasedby 9 find their present ages". Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15623)

 Question 491254: tom is 10 years older than Kim. Next year, he will be twice as old as Kim. How old is Tom this year? Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 490883: the sum of ages of the son and his father is 69. if the father 's age is twice as his son's age increased by 9, find their present ages. Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 490860: Eddie is three times as old dave. seven years ago,eddie was five times old as dave.how old are they now? Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 490844: amie is six years older than her sister. Eiht years ago she was four times as old as her sister. How old are they now? Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 491647: The sum of Mrs. Black's age and her daughter's age is 56 years. In 8 years, Mrs. Black will be twice as old as her daughter. How old is her daughter now? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 491662: In a football game, Michael gained 134 yards running. This was 17 yards more than the previous game. How many yards did he gain in both games? Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 491665: Ponderosa pines grow about 1 1/2 feet each year. If a pine is now 17 feet tall, about how long will it take the tree to become 33 1/2 feet tall? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 491919: jenny is 3 times as old as her little sister, but only half as old as her brother. in four years time jenny will be twice as old as her sister, how old is jenny's brother? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6460)

 Question 491911: Let m= Maricar's age now. Let b= Bong's age now. Express the following in terms of m and b. a. Bong's age in 7 years b. Bong's age 4 years ago c. Maricar's age in 7 years d. Maricar's age 4 years ago e. The sum of their ages in 7 years f. The sum of their ages 4 years ago Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 491893: craig is 5 years older than bruce. the product of their ages is 1184. how old are they? i know their ages are 32 and 37 but how do i set it up? Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 491802: Sarah is 5 years younger than 3 times Joes age, the sum of their ages is 43. What are both of their ages? Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 491644: Bob's dad is 27 years older than Bob. The sum of their ages 5 years ago was 45 years. How old is Bob now? Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 491978: Robie is 10 years older than Micah. In three years, the product of her age and Micah's age five years ago will be 80 years. Find their present ages. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57219)

 Question 492089: The sum of the present ages of Ian and his Brother is 45, In 5years, Ian's age will be five-sixths of his brothers age. Findtheir present ages. I know the answers but can't figure out how to GET the answers! THANKS Click here to see answer by chessace(471)
 Question 492089: The sum of the present ages of Ian and his Brother is 45, In 5years, Ian's age will be five-sixths of his brothers age. Findtheir present ages. I know the answers but can't figure out how to GET the answers! THANKS Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 492671: Hi there, I have to figure out how old the youngest person will be when I am three times his age. I have done the problem and I keep getting an answer that states how old we were 8 years ago. Currently I am 32 and the youngest person is 16. Please help! I think I am doing it correctly but I just want to make sure I am. Click here to see answer by chessace(471)

 Question 492681: ram father is thrice as old as ram was 2 years ago.five years from now his father age will be 6 year more than twice the ram age.what is ram present ??? Click here to see answer by chessace(471)

 Question 493059: How many grains of sand would be in a cubic meter of sand? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30958)

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