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 Question 586892: Translate the expression: twice a number less sixteen Click here to see answer by edjones(8007)

 Question 586891: Translate the expression: thrice the sum of a number and sixteen Click here to see answer by edjones(8007)

 Question 586913: A father's present age is five times as that of his son. In the next ten years, the father will be three times as old as his son. What is their respective ages? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(15954)

 Question 586894: I have this word problem and it reads, Steve's mom's age is 7 years less than three times Steve's age. The sum of their ages is 65 years. Find their ages. By the way what are the equations? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(15954)

 Question 587199: If a father is now 5 times as old as his son, how many years ago was the son 2 years old and the father 34 years old? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(13716)

 Question 587208: Tom's age is thrice as Alice's age.If the sum of their ages is 54, What is the age of tom and Alice? Click here to see answer by Schaman_Dempster(26)

 Question 587206: Tom is thrice as the age of Antonette. if the sum of there age is 54. what are their ages? Click here to see answer by Schaman_Dempster(26)

 Question 587274: Father: When I was your age, you were 3 years old. Son: When I reach your age, you will be 63 years old. What is the father's present age? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(13211)
 Question 587274: Father: When I was your age, you were 3 years old. Son: When I reach your age, you will be 63 years old. What is the father's present age? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(15954)

 Question 587310: Two sisters differ in age by 11 years. Three years ago the product of their ages was 276. How old is each sister now? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(15954)

 Question 587364: Holly is 6yrs younger than her sister. Holly's mother is 44 twice the sum of the age of her two children how old is holy 2x-6=44 Click here to see answer by josmiceli(13716)

 Question 587382: Jack is 17 years old and his sister is four years younger than he is. In how many years will the sum of their ages be triple what the sum of their ages is now? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(15954)
 Question 587382: Jack is 17 years old and his sister is four years younger than he is. In how many years will the sum of their ages be triple what the sum of their ages is now? Click here to see answer by lwsshak3(11500)

 Question 587664: In 2 years time John will be twice as old as his sister Sharon is now? would be very helpful first time I have done these kind of questions. It's hard to get my head around it :( Click here to see answer by Alan3354(47455)

 Question 587883: if my mother is currently three times my age and in 15 years she will be twice my age how old am i now? Click here to see answer by stanbon(69061)

 Question 588241: the weight of meteorite a is 3 times the weight of meterorite b . If the sum of their weights is 76 tons,find the weight of each. Click here to see answer by amruta(4)

 Question 588390: if you were nine years old, how many hours old would you be Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(18980)

 Question 588181: What is kates age if 3 times her age in 4 years time is 57 Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(18980)

 Question 588603: Faye is 31 years older than her daughter Ilana, but 2 years younger than her husband Leo. If the sum of their three ages is 100, how old is Ilana? Is someone able to explain how I go about working this figure out please? Many thanks. Click here to see answer by kyawkhant(2)

 Question 588628: The difference between the ages of two sisters is 5 years.three years ago,the ratio of their ages is 4:3. Find their present ages Click here to see answer by stanbon(69061)

 Question 589050: Kate is three years less than twice as old as her brother Brett. Next year, Brett's age will be three fourths Kate's age. How old is each now? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(18980)

 Question 589678: A woman is q years old while her son is p years old. The sum of their ages is equal to twice the difference of there ages, the product of their ages is 675. Find the ages of woman and her son? Click here to see answer by htmentor(912)

 Question 589686: A woman is twice as old as her daughter. Five years ago the sum of their ages was 44. What are their present ages? I came up with x being the daughters age and 2x as the mothers age so i put it into the equation x+5+2x+5=44 3x=54 x=18 mums age:36 daughters age:18 but i dont know if this their current age or their age five years ago im confused can u please help me!! Click here to see answer by htmentor(912)

 Question 590285: How many seconds do a 32 years old man have if he is exactly 32 years Click here to see answer by dfrazzetto(283)

 Question 590281: Write an algebraic expression for the following situation. Sam is three times as old as his brother Brian was 2 years ago. Brian is m years old now. How old is Sam? Expression _________________ I thought 3m-2= sam's age would work, but when you plug in #s such as 16, you get a huge age gap that makes it seem wrong....any thoughts? Click here to see answer by dfrazzetto(283)
 Question 590281: Write an algebraic expression for the following situation. Sam is three times as old as his brother Brian was 2 years ago. Brian is m years old now. How old is Sam? Expression _________________ I thought 3m-2= sam's age would work, but when you plug in #s such as 16, you get a huge age gap that makes it seem wrong....any thoughts? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 590665: using ages 12, 40, and 38 write an equation that models how old in years each of you will be, when your ages add up to 150 years old (y + a) + (y + a) + (y + a) = 150 yrs. (12 + a) + (40 + a) + (38 + a) = 150 yrs. 90 + a3 = 150 yrs. This is what I came up with is it right? Click here to see answer by Theo(5548)

 Question 590800: Solve the variation problem The value of a car usually varies inversely with its age. If a car is worth \$8,000 when it is 2 years old, how much will it be worth when it is 8 years old? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(33401)

 Question 590697: My mothers age is three times my age. The sum of our ages is 40. How old am I? How old is my mom? Let x be your age. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(18980)

 Question 590759: the second no. of three nos.is 3 more than twice the first no. The 3rd no.is two times the 2nd no.If the difference between 3 times the 2nd no. and five times the 1st no. is 18.What is the 3rd no.? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(18980)

 Question 590917: sara is three years less than the one third of umer.if age of umer is 28 yrs what is the age of sara? Click here to see answer by ad_alta(240)

 Question 590969: A man is presently 4 times the age of his son. He learned that 3 years ago he was 7 times the age of his son. How old are they now? Click here to see answer by alicealc(293)

 Question 590975: a parking meter contains \$27.05 in quarters and dimes. There are 146 coins in the meter. How many of each type are in the meter? Click here to see answer by ad_alta(240)

 Question 591077: If a plane can travel 500 miles per hour with the wind 400 miles per hour against the wind, find the speed of the plane without a wind and the speed of the wind? What is the speed of the plane in still air? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(47455)

 Question 591113: I have two books on my shelf. The one about Jeanette is 50 years older than the one about Nelson. In 40 years from now, the one about Jeanette will be twice as old as the one about Nelson. Using one unknown, find the current age of the book about Nelson. Let x=book about Nelson. Then x + 40 = future age of Nelson book Now what? Click here to see answer by nyc_function(2741)

 Question 591694: house A is 2years older than house B. nine years ago house A was 3 times as old as house B. how old is house A and house B. Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2172)

 Question 591626: "how old are you nelson?"asked the young child "well my present age is 6 times what it will be in 8 years time, less 6 times what it was 5 years ago,"said nelson .how old is he? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(18980)

 Question 592070: thomas is 1/4 old as his father . If the sum of their two ages is 60, then how old is thomas Click here to see answer by edjones(8007)

 Question 592116: Five years ago, the age of the father was thrice the age of his son. In five years time, the age of father will be twice the age of his son at that time. Find their present ages. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(13716)

 Question 591676: If you reverse the digits of Johns age you get Gordens age. The difference between there two ages is Susan's age and Gordon is 10 times as old as susan. What are their ages? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(18980)

 Question 592092: in 20 years time i will be 3 times as old as i was 8 years ago. how old am i now Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(18980)

 Question 592692: My Age: 39 Elijah: 12 At some point , my age will be 3 times Elijah's age. Is this correct: 3x= 3(x-27) How do I solve? Thanks! Click here to see answer by ntnk(54)

 Question 592761: Using the number 32 and 13. At some point during the lives of you and the youngest person, your age will be three times his/her age at that moment. Write an equation which models how old in years each of you will be when you are three times as old as the younger person. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(15954)

 Question 592782: A man is twice as old as his son.10years ago he was three times as old.how old will his son be in 5years time? Click here to see answer by ntnk(54)

 Question 593020: one half of louisa's age three years from now increased by three-quarters of her age three years agois 8. How old is louisa now? Click here to see answer by stanbon(69061)