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 Question 547856: michelle's age is 10 years less than 5 times sarah's age. If the sum of their age is 44 years, find their ages. Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 547974: Lewis and Vernon are 152 miles apart. A car leaves Lewis headed toward Vernon, and another car leaves Vernon at the same time headed towards Lewis, the car leaving Lewis averages 10mph more than the other and they meet after 1hr and 36 min. what are the average speeds of the cars? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)

 Question 547698: As my younger brother shouted out four consecutive integers, I divided each by my age (an integer), then added all four remainders to get 40. As he shouted out four other consecutive Integers,I divided each by his age (a different integer), added all four remainders, and again got 40. What is the sum of our ages. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15639)

 Question 547982: If x units of a product costs C dollars to manufacture and earn revenue of R dollars, the value of x where the expressions for C and R are equal is called the break-even quantity, the number of units that produce zero profit. Find the break-even quantiry when C=14x + 28000 and R=16x Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15639)

 Question 548257: In 12 years time,I shall be three times the age i was 10 years ago, how old am i? Click here to see answer by mathie123(224)
 Question 548257: In 12 years time,I shall be three times the age i was 10 years ago, how old am i? Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 548009: Aunt Karen is eight years younger than twice the age of Mary. Their ages add up to twenty-eight. Find the ages of Aunt Karen and Mary. Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 548293: the time is 7A.M. and there is six inches of snow how much snow would be on the ground the night before at 11P.M. if the snow fell at a rate of .5 inches per hour and the equation is 6+0.5x Click here to see answer by mathie123(224)

 Question 548544: brian is 2 years older than bob who is 7 years older than mark. if their combined age 61 years, find the age of each person Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 548545: brian is 2 years older than bob who is 7 years older than mark. if their combined age 61 years, find the age of each person Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 548610: how old is x father if he is 5 more than 3 times as old as x? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 549169: jim is now three times as old as amy. four years ago, jim was seven times as old as amy was then. Find their present ages. Click here to see answer by oberobic(2304)

 Question 549205: joe is 3/5 as old as brother sam. in 5 years sam will be one and one half times as old as joe.. how old is joe now. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 549252: A father is four times as old as his son is. Five years back he was seven times as old as his son was then, what is the present age of the father? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(6472)

 Question 549271: hey my name is linn and to make a long story short I slacked off in high school. I did not learn much on word prblms. I find them very difficult and I am trying to raise my asvab score so could you give me some tips on how to understand the algebraic word prblms. thank you Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 549200: joe is 3/5 as old as brother sam. in 5 years sam will be one and one half times as old as joe.. how old is joe now. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 549298: After 8 years raj will be 3 times as old as he was 2 years ago.His present age is? Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 548406: Write an equation that models how old in years each of you will be, when your ages add up to 150 years old. For example, if x = your age and the eldest person was a year older than you, you would write their age as x + 1. Then the equation would be: x + (x+1) = 150. The ages are 53, 9, 40. Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 549002: Alice is 4 years younger than Ben and 9 years older than Carly their combined ages are 79. How old is Alice Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 549351: Judy is three times her daughter's age. If the difference between their ages is 30, how old is the daughter? Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 549369: Jim is 6 more than twice Ernie's age. If Jim is 56 how old is Ernie? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57250)

 Question 549428: The total of three sisters' ages is 39. Dina is half as old as Michelle and 3 years younger than Juliette. How old are the sisters? Click here to see answer by TutorDelphia(193)

 Question 549503: Susi is 25 years younger then her mother. In 7 years the mother will be 5 times older then Susi. cant figure this one out How old is the mother when she's 5times older and how old is susi??????????? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15639)

 Question 549695: nick is twice as old as Noah. Nine years ago, nick was five times as old as Noah. How old is each now? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 549725: there are two clocks. one runs 1min/hr faster and other runs 1min/hr slower. when will the two clocks have a time difference of 1 hr? Click here to see answer by Theo(3458)

 Question 549728: The age of father is twice the age of elder son.Ten years hence,the age of father will be three times the younger son.If the difference in the ages of two sons is 15 years,Then the age of father is? Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 549635: jack is three times as old as Jill the total of their ages is 72. Find the age of each person Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 549914: How to make an equation from '" 5 years less than twice " Click here to see answer by prateekagrawal(56)

 Question 549915: This christmas, your brother Jeff will be 2 years from being twice as old as his siter Megan. The sum of Jeff's age and 3 times Megan's age is 66. How old is Megan? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57250)

 Question 549934: Beth is 8 2/3 older than Ben. The Sum of their ages is 23 Years.How old is Ben ? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57250)
 Question 549934: Beth is 8 2/3 older than Ben. The Sum of their ages is 23 Years.How old is Ben ? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)

 Question 550016: Nobody knows how old Aunt Helen is nut she gave a few hints. She passed 1/20 of her life before she started school. She spent 3/20 of her life in school; She worked for 1/10 of her life before she got married. She was married for 2/5 of her life. Her husband died after 7/10 of her life. From reading uncle Harry's gravestone you find out that she has been a widow for 24 years. How old is aunt Helen? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15639)

 Question 550167: Several of us at work have attempted this with no success! A father and son are aged 71 and 34 respectively, at what age was the father 3 times the age of his son and at what age will the son be half his fathers age? Click here to see answer by TutorDelphia(193)

 Question 550286: Kate is 12 years old. His age is 4 times the age of Robbie. Find the age of Robbie. Click here to see answer by TutorDelphia(193)

 Question 550376: 1.) A man is four times as old as his son. In three years,the father will be three times as old as his son. How old is each three years ago? Please show me the complete procedure,thank you. Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 550565: Steve is 25 years older than his son John. In ten years, Steve will be twice John's age. How old are Steve and John now? Write a system of equations to model the situation. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57250)

 Question 550580: john and tom are brothers. Tom is seven years older than john. In four years tom will be twice as old as john. how old is tom? how old is john Click here to see answer by mananth(12270)

 Question 550659: Sally is 12 years old. She is four years older than twice the age of Jan. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)

 Question 550813: what is the solution to the question "raja's age is one-fifth his father's age after six years his age will be one-third his father's age. how old are they now." Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2044)

 Question 550668: Diane is half the age of her brother 6 years ago. Represent Diane's age if her brother is y years old. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15639)

 Question 550805: The age of a man is 10 years more than three times his brother's age. Find the age of each if 5 years from now he will be 4 years more than twice his brother's age. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15639)

 Question 550862: The sum of the digits of a certain two digit number is 10. If the number formed by interchanging the digits is subtracted from the original number. Find the original number. Please help me solve this! Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30983)

 Question 550914: The woman is three times as old as her son. If she is half as old as her father, her father is commonly how many times older than her son? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9661)

 Question 551027: The age of a man is 10 years more than three times his brother's age. Find the age of each if 5 years from now he will be 4 years more than twice his brother's age. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15639)

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