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 Question 551198: a woman is 5 times older than her youngest daughter. how old is each now if the sum of their ages is 50? Click here to see answer by fcabanski(1132)

 Question 551211: A father is 24 years older than his son. In 8years he will be twice as old as his son. Determine their present ages. Please, Thank you~ Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 551328: Please help me solve this word problem: The sum of the ages of Mark and his father is 58 years. The difference in their ages is 32 years. How old is each person? I tried solving it by doing 2x+32=58-2x. But then I got a fraction for an answer. Thank you for helping me! Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)
 Question 551328: Please help me solve this word problem: The sum of the ages of Mark and his father is 58 years. The difference in their ages is 32 years. How old is each person? I tried solving it by doing 2x+32=58-2x. But then I got a fraction for an answer. Thank you for helping me! Click here to see answer by chelcilovesmj1(3)

 Question 551455: the sides of a triangle can be represented as 2x+2, 4x+24, and 6x-2. The sides of a square can be represented as 2x+10. if the perimeters of both shapes are equal, what is the value of x? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16523)

 Question 551734: Shanti is 5 times as old as her brother. Next year, she will be 3 times as old. What is Shanti's age now? How do you solve this? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 551949: sam is 4 years older than cathy. if 4 times catherine's age is subtracted from 5 times sam's age, the difference is 32 years. find the age of each. Click here to see answer by TutorDelphia(193)

 Question 552092: jane is x years old. how old was she 3 years back Click here to see answer by neatmath(300)

 Question 552094: The age of the father will be five times the age of his son in five years time. If the sum of their ages now is 80 years. Calculate the present age of the father. Click here to see answer by htmentor(855)
 Question 552094: The age of the father will be five times the age of his son in five years time. If the sum of their ages now is 80 years. Calculate the present age of the father. Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2088)

 Question 551945: The sum of the present ages of Joey and his mother is 46 years. In 4 years, Joey will be 3 years older than one-half as old as his mother at that time. Find the present ages of Joey and his mother. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16523)

 Question 552484: the age of man is 10 years more than three times his brother's age. Find the age if 5 years from now he will be 4 years more than twice hi brothers age. Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2058)

 Question 552546: In 12 years time I shall be the age I was 10 years ago. How old am I? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 552775: the sum of brads age and his fathers age is 58. in four years brads father will be twice as old as brad what are their ages now? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 552794: Gabriel is 16 years older than sam. in 4 years gabriel will be twice as old as sam. What are their ages now? Click here to see answer by mananth(13127)

 Question 552824: Conner is camping along a river. It takes him 1.5 hours to paddle his canoe 6 miles upstream from his campsite. Conner turns his canoe around and returns 6 miles downstream to his campsite in exactly 1 hour. What is the rate of the river's current and the rate of conner's paddling in still water? Click here to see answer by mananth(13127)
 Question 552824: Conner is camping along a river. It takes him 1.5 hours to paddle his canoe 6 miles upstream from his campsite. Conner turns his canoe around and returns 6 miles downstream to his campsite in exactly 1 hour. What is the rate of the river's current and the rate of conner's paddling in still water? Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 552922: Carol is twice as old as Jane. Five years ago she was 3 times as old as Jane. How old is Jane? Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 552967: Eva is 6 years older than her brother. In 4 years, Eva will be 26 more than the half of her brother's age. How old are they now? Click here to see answer by mananth(13127)

 Question 553544: Give your own example of a function using a set of at least 4 ordered pairs. The domain will be any four integers between 0 and +10. The range will be any four integers between -12 and 5. Your example should not be the same as those of other students or the textbook. There are thousands of possible examples. Explain why your example models a function. This is extremely important for your learning. Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 553553: Peter's age can be described as 2 more than 3 times his son's age. If his son's age is represented by the variable "s", write the algebraic expression representing Peter's age using "s Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)

 Question 553456: Rollie is 7 years older than Pollie. 3 years ago, rollie was twice as old as pollie. find their present ages. Click here to see answer by htmentor(855)

 Question 554267: The sum of 2 consecutive numbers is 79. Find the numbers Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)

 Question 554442: A boy is 17 years old and his sister is twice as old. When the boy is 23 years old, what will be the age of his sister? Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)
 Question 554442: A boy is 17 years old and his sister is twice as old. When the boy is 23 years old, what will be the age of his sister? Click here to see answer by Hankmanscott(3)

 Question 555415: George is 3 years older than his sister Janet. In 7 years she will be six-sevenths of his age. How old is George? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 555447: My question is on linear systems : Angie is twice as old as Amelie. One year ago the sum of their ages was 10. How old is each now? I tried a couple different systems like 2y=x and x+y = 10 but I kept trying to work it out with others to but I can't get it. Please help me! Thank you! Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16523)

 Question 555585: Susan is 4/5 as old as Ronald. 4 years ago, she was 3/4 as old as Ronald. How old is each? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(10276)

 Question 555616: Ana is three times as old as Rain. Four years form now she will be twice as old as Rain. How old are they now? Click here to see answer by TutorDelphia(193)

 Question 555638: The sum of anne's amd fred's ages are 28. in 7 years anne will be twice as old as fred. How old are the now? Click here to see answer by TutorDelphia(193)

 Question 555607: bruce is 38 years old, his son is 8 years old. In how many years will bruce be 3 times older than his son? Click here to see answer by Maths68(1474)

 Question 555745: sofia is 12 years older than her sister anna - maria. the product of their age is 540, how old is sofia Click here to see answer by TutorDelphia(193)

 Question 556012: bill is 4 times as old as john.five year ago the sum of their ages was 50 how old are they now Click here to see answer by stanbon(60771)
 Question 556012: bill is 4 times as old as john.five year ago the sum of their ages was 50 how old are they now Click here to see answer by Alan3354(34677)
 Question 556012: bill is 4 times as old as john.five year ago the sum of their ages was 50 how old are they now Click here to see answer by TutorDelphia(193)

 Question 556152: A man is five times as old as his daughter. six years ago,the product of their age was 324.find their present age. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 556834: Topic: Math Problem Q. What is 1/12th of \$39,748.00 US Dollars? Thanx :-) Christopher a) jenkinschristopher@hotmail.com b) christopher.b.jenkins.civ@mail.mil Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2088)

 Question 556871: A girl asks her mother's age and is told, "Six years ago I was nine times your age. Now I am only three times your age." What are the present ages of the girl and her mother? Click here to see answer by JBarnum(2088)

 Question 556802: in a family mother's age is twice that of daughters age father is 10 years older than mother. brother is 20 years younger than mother and 5 years older than his sister. what is fathers age. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16523)

 Question 557001: emily is employed by sunset foods. she was instructed to create 30 pund mixture of peanuts that sell for 3.25 per pound and pecans that sell for 5.75 per pound. this mixture is to be worth 4.75 per pound. how many pounds of peanuts and pecans must be used? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(10616)

 Question 557071: Diane is 23 year older than her daughter Amy in 6 year Diane will be twice as old as Amy how old are they now Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(16523)