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 Question 94564: five years ago, Julia was twice as old as Karla. five years from now , karla's age will be three-forths of julia's age. How old is each girl now? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 94621: Plese help: Ricardo is 4 years less than twice as old as his sister. The sum of their ages is 20.How old is ricardo? 4-2x=20 -4 -4 ________ 2x = 16 2 2 x=8 This is what I got. Is it correct? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 94851: The ages, in years of three sisters are consecutive odd integers. Three years ago, the oldest sister was three times as old as the youngest. How old is each now How do we set this problem up: We've tried several equations, but we're missing something. Please help. Both my husband and I have tried to help our daughter, We were given the answers of 5, 7, 9. Please help us set up the equation and show steps to solving. Thanks so much Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 95188: Xul is two year older than his sister Maria. The sum of theis ages is greater the 32. Describe Maria's age Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 95153: Three years ago, Mary was seven times as old as her sister Jane was. Two years ago, Mary was four times as old as Jane was, and one year ago she was three times as old as Jane was. How old are Mary and Jane now? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 95156: Burt is 14 years older that Erney. In eight years, twice Erneys age will be six more than what Burt's age will be. Find the age of Burt now. Click here to see answer by ionesco(12)

 Question 95399: Please help me with June is 1 year younger than her husband Lee. The product of there ages is 650. How old is each? x(x+1)=650 Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)
 Question 95399: Please help me with June is 1 year younger than her husband Lee. The product of there ages is 650. How old is each? x(x+1)=650 Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 95756: horse is 2/3 as old as carabao, the difference between their ages is 4. how old is the carabao? Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 95870: Mary is presently twice as old as Maggy. Ten years ago, Maggy's age was one-third of Mary's then. Ten years from now, Maggy's age will be three-fifths of Mary's age then. How old is each? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 96105: Sam is 10 years older than Jack. Twice Sam's age subtracted from 6 times Jack's age is 7 more than Jack's age. Find Jack and Sam's age. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 96165: ihave a problem.i needd help!i just cannot fiqure out this word problem about age.well hope you can help. here itis Sam is 10 years older than Jack.Twice Sam's age subtracted from 6 times jack's age is 7 more than Jack's age. find both sam and jack's age. i cant even say it i get a headache i dont know where to start help me plz Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 96384: my uncles age is twice my brothers age.in 3 years the sum of their ages will be 42. how old is my uncle Click here to see answer by mathman409(67)

 Question 95820: patty doesn'y feel she is really a child anymore. Ten years ago, her mother was 5 times her age. now she is 3/7 of her mother's age, and in 5 years she will be half of her mother's age. how old will she be when she is half her mother's age? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 96914: You and a friend go to a mexican restaurant. You order 2 tacos and 3 enchiladas, and your friend orders 3 tacos and 6 enchiladas. One bill is \$8.00 and the other bill is \$15.15. How much was each taco and each enchilada? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 96943: jennifer is one-fourth her father's age. In twelve years, Jennifer will be the same age as her father was 15 years ago. find the present ages of jennifer and her father. Click here to see answer by mathslover(135)

 Question 96939: 6.movie tickets for an adult and three children cost \$20. An adults ticket costs \$2 more than a child's ticket. find the cost of an adult's ticket. Click here to see answer by evhil_mahabahkah(3)

 Question 96949: Ali's father is 40 years old.Mary's mother is 30 years old.jerry's grandfather is 38 years old.Ali is 8 years old.Mary is 2 years old.How old is jerry? Click here to see answer by GALANOS(1)

 Question 97007: Ben wanted to know how old his friend Mr. Fister was. Mr. Fister told him, "I started school when I was 4.5, and I stayed at the school for 1/3 of my life. I was then in the army for 1/5 of my life, and when I left the army I spent 1/4 of my life as a clerk. Now, I have spent 1/3 of my life in retirement." How old is Mr. Fister? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 97126: The sum of the present ages of Eric nd his father is 58 years. In 10 years, his father will be twice as old as Eric will be at that time. Find their present ages. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 97143: Desa invested a certain amount of money at 4% interest and \$1500 more than that amount at 7%. Her total yearly interest was \$435. How much did she invest at each rate? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 97264: Mark is 11 years older than his sister. In 8 years, he will be twice as old as she will be then. How old are they now? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 97319: Adam is 3 times as old as Cynthia and Fred is 16 years younger than Adam. One year ago, Adam's age was twice the sum of Cynthia's & Fred's age. Find their present age. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 97904: kaylene is 30 yrs. old and jessica is 22 yrs. old. how many years ago was kaylene twice as old as jessica? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 97903: kaylene is 30 yrs. old and jessica is 22 yrs. old. how many years ago was kaylene twice as old as jessica? Click here to see answer by rajagopalan(158)

 Question 98055: The sum of Anne's, Bert's and Chris's age is 60. Anne is older than Bert by the same number of years that Bert is older than Chris. When Bert is as old as Anne is now, Anne will be three times as old as Chris is now. Set up the equations to solve this problem. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 98690: Mary is half Tom's age. In seven more years she will be two thirds Tom's age. When Mary is as old as Tim is now he will be 3 times as old as she is now. How old are mary and tom now? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 99257: A Censur taker approaches a house and asks the woman who answers the door, "How many children do you have, and what are their ages?" The woman say i have 3 children the product of their ages is 36 the sum of the ages are equal to the adress of the house next door." The censur taker walks next door comes back and says i need more information the woman replies i have to go my oldest child is sleeping upstairs the censur taker then says thank you i now have everything i need what are the ages of the 3 children Click here to see answer by aaaaaaaa(138)

 Question 99624: Oriana is 5 years older than her brother Francisco. The sum of their ages is 27. How old is each child? Click here to see answer by doukungfoo(195)

 Question 99623: Ella is twice bella's age, and Stella is three times Bella's age. The difference between stella's and Bella's age is 8 years. How old is each girl? Click here to see answer by doukungfoo(195)

 Question 99756: Mark is 3 less than 6 times Pat's age. Mark is 35 years old. How old is Pat? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 3: if you were 12 years old and your brother was 19 years old how old are both of you in 48 years? Click here to see answer by shakimblee(1)

 Question 100104: three years ago mary was three times as old as her sister. now mary is twice as old as her sister. how old is mary now. please show work Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 100409: Caridad is six years older than her sister. Four years ago she was 4 times as old as her sister. how old Caridad. Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 100568: A boy is 4 years old and his sister is three times as old as he is. When the boy is 12 years old, how old will his sister be? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 100600: if every 9th person in line for concert tickets gets a free t shirt, and every 24th person gets a free ticket, which person will be the first to a t-shirt and free ticket? how do you know? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)
 Question 100600: if every 9th person in line for concert tickets gets a free t shirt, and every 24th person gets a free ticket, which person will be the first to a t-shirt and free ticket? how do you know? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 100765: Serina is 9 years old. Her mom is 39 years old. In how many years will her mother be 3 times as old as Serena? 9 + 39 = 3x (9+39) 48 = 27x + 117x 48 = 144x x = 3 but it should be 6 what did I do wrong? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 100777: ten years from now, sofia will be three times as old as she was eight years ago. how old is sofia now? Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 100766: Katy is 5 years younger than Marg. In 4 years, four times Marg's age will equal 6 times Katy's age. How old is Katy now? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15656)

 Question 101024: How many years will it take for Sheila (34 years old) to be half the age of David (54 years old)? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)
 Question 101024: How many years will it take for Sheila (34 years old) to be half the age of David (54 years old)? Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 101047: an eight year old boy named nathan wants to compare his age with that of his mother and grandfather. his mother is excatly four times his age and his grand father is exactly seven times his age . How old is nathans mother ? How old is his granfather. please Show work. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57361)

 Question 101069: I don't understand 3 sisters are each 2 years apart in age. The youngest sister is Emily, the middle sister is Samantha and the oldest sister is Lauren. Together their combined ages are 42. How old is each sister? a. Define the variable(s). b. Write an equation for this situation using one variable. c. Solve the equation for the ages of the 3 sisters. Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

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