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 Question 101058: translate each into an equation: if 9 is subtracted from the varible R,the difference is equal to the varible X divided by 5 Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 101190: the tomb of Diophantus here lies a great man. Mathematically his life is heroen inscribed for all to witness: One-quarter of his life was spent as a boy and a young man. then when 1/7 of his life had passed he entered into matrimony, and 5 years later a son was born to him . Alas! when his son had reached only 1/2 his father's allotted time on this earth, death took him into its arms. to console himself while grieving over his son's death, he explired then discovered this science of numbers during a period of 4 years, after which, Diophantus passed on to a better world. What was his life span? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(33401)

 Question 101056: translate each into an equation: if 8 is added to the variable T , the sum is equal to the varible B Click here to see answer by stanbon(69061)

 Question 101258: Vicky is now 4 times as old as Cristy. five years ago,the sum of their ages was 45. how old are they now Click here to see answer by piggy278(1)

 Question 101257: Vicky is now 4 times as old as Cristy. five years ago,the sum of their ages was 45. how old are they now Click here to see answer by stanbon(69061)

 Question 101053: translate into an equation: variable x is multiplied by 6, the product is equal to 4 times the variable y Click here to see answer by math-smartey1029(3)

 Question 101373: If x=yz,find the value for x given that y = 2 and z =5 Click here to see answer by ckaeser(6)

 Question 101870: If antonio is 15 years old, and jenny is 22 years old, how much older is jenny than antonio? Click here to see answer by Kalmetam(43)

 Question 102450: Let P(x) be the probability function of a discrete random variable x which assumes the values x1, x2, x3, x4, such that 2P(x1) = 3P(x2) = P(x3) = 5P(x4). Find the probability distribution of x. Click here to see answer by stanbon(69061)

 Question 102516: Tom is 4 times as old as Todd. In 3 years Tom's age will be 13 years more than 2 times as old as Todd. How old is Tom? Click here to see answer by mjgulinello(10)

 Question 103025: A woman is one more year than 4 times the age of her daughter. In 4 years, she will be 3 times as old as her daughter will be then. What are their present ages? Click here to see answer by rossiv53(27)

 Question 103134: 1) CHRISTIAN IS 32 YEARS OLD AND HIS SON IS 5 YEARS OLD. HOW MANY YEARS FROM NOW WILL CHRISTIAN BE 10 TIMES HIS SON'S AGE. Click here to see answer by srinivas(5)

 Question 103296: Melissa is 24 years younger than Joyce. In 2 years Joyce will be 3 times as old as Melissa will be then. How old are each of them now? Click here to see answer by elima(1433)

 Question 103611: Mark is 10 years younger than Larry. Larry's age in 8 years will exceed twice Mark's age 3 years ago by 4 years. How old is each now? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)

 Question 103763: Michelle is eight years older than adam. Three years ago michelle was twice as old as adams was then. How old is Michelle? -I just need to know how to set it up, very confused on that Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 103726: Roberto needs 10 kilograms of clay for a ceramics project. He already has three pieces that weigh 1.3 kg, 2.4 kg, and 0.9 kg. How much more clay does he need? Click here to see answer by elima(1433)

 Question 103836: Sarah is 6 years more than 3 times as old as Denise. In 14 years the sum of thier ages will be 82. How old is Denise now? Click here to see answer by MathLover1(11324)
 Question 103836: Sarah is 6 years more than 3 times as old as Denise. In 14 years the sum of thier ages will be 82. How old is Denise now? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)

 Question 103835: Tom is 6 times as old as Todd. In 5 years Tom's age will be 1 year more than 4 times as old as Todd. How old is Tom? Click here to see answer by stanbon(69061)
 Question 103835: Tom is 6 times as old as Todd. In 5 years Tom's age will be 1 year more than 4 times as old as Todd. How old is Tom? Click here to see answer by MathLover1(11324)

 Question 103828: Sheri's age in 20 years will be the same as Terry's age now. Ten years from now, Terry's age will will be twice as Sheri's. What are their present ages? Click here to see answer by stanbon(69061)

 Question 103825: in 4 years Daniel's age will be the same as Justin's age now. In 2 years,Justin will be twice as old as Daniel. Find their ages now. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(18980)

 Question 103876: Bob is 24 years younger than his father. In 2 years he will be half as old as his father. How old is each now? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(18980)

 Question 104379: deanna is five more than six times than ted. Twine the sum of their ages is 94. How old is ted? Click here to see answer by elima(1433)

 Question 104387: Meg is 20 years younger than Phillip. In three years Phillip will be twice as old as Meg will be. How old is each now? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(13211)

 Question 104463: Mary's age is twice Rick's age and one-third of Steve's age. If the sum of their age is 99, how old are they? Click here to see answer by edjones(8007)

 Question 104544: Doug is 12 years older than his sister Linda. in 4 years ,he will be twice as old as linda. how old is each of them now? Click here to see answer by edjones(8007)

 Question 104504: Three years ago, Milcah is 3 times older than Joshua. 4 years from now, Milcah is 8 yrs. older than Joshua. Find Joshua's and Milcah's age. Please answer, I need this urgent, I can't able to answer because I don't know how to solve age problem.. I really much appreciated your concerns.. Thank You! Click here to see answer by TP(29)

 Question 104495: Three years ago, Milcah is 3 times older than Joshua. 4 years from now, Milcah is 8 years older than Joshua. Find Joshua's and Milcah's age. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(18980)

 Question 104608: Kayla would be one-half as old as Nathan if Kayla were 4 years older. Nathan is eight less than three times as old as Kayla. How old are they? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(18980)

 Question 104848: amaqn born on the first half of the 19th century will be x years old in x to the power 2AD.find his year of birth. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(18980)

 Question 105506: Mr. johnson was married 18 years ago and he was 3 times as old as his wife. Today he is only twice as old as his wife. How old was Mrs. Johnson when they got married? Click here to see answer by rahul(6)

 Question 105578: Rex is 30 years younger than his father. His mother is three times as old as her son. Find Rex's age if his father is two years older than his mother? Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 105576: Rex is 30 years younger than his father. His mother is three times as old as her son. Find Rex's age if his father is two years older than his mother? Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 105637: Courtney is 26 years older than Minili. In 10 years, Courtney will be twice as old as Minili. How old is each of them now? I got C = 42 now and M = 16 now I set it up like this 2 (C-26) + 10 = C + 10 I was told by my teacher to set it up like this: 2 (C-26+10) = C+10 I cannot get an answer to show that she is 26 years older that way. Please let me know what I am doing wrong? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(18980)

 Question 105716: Richards age in 11 years will be three times what it was 15 years ago. How old is Richard now? Click here to see answer by fmo(8)

 Question 105730: The equation V = -2000t + 21,000 describes the value in dollars of a certain model of car after it is t years old. If a car is worth \$11,000, substitute 11,000 into the equation to find the age of the car. Please explain step-by-step. Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 105711: Paula is 12 years older than brother Bob. In 4 years, Bob will be 2/3 as old as Paula. How old are they now? Click here to see answer by jermz69(5)

 Question 105795: A man is 30 years older than his son. In 17 years his son would be half his age. How old is his son? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(18980)

 Question 101986: Alice is 10 years less than twice as old as Bonnie. If the sum of the ages is 26. Find the ages. Click here to see answer by BurningFlame_marc(77)

 Question 101055: translate each into an equation: if 8 is added to the variable T , the sum is equal to the varible B Click here to see answer by BurningFlame_marc(77)

 Question 105987: woman's age is 7/10 of man's age. In 4 years the woman's age will be 8/11 of the man's age. How old is the man? Click here to see answer by edjones(8007)

 Question 106045: Michelle is eight years older than Adam. Three years ago Michelle was twice as old as Adam was then. How old is Michelle? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(18980)

 Question 106246: john is x years old. his father is 3 times as old as he is. his mother is 3 years younger than his father. find the sum of their ages in terms of x in 10 years time. Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2172)

 Question 106274: Halley's Comet appears about every 75 years. One appearance was the year Mark Twain was born. The next appearance was the year he died. The sum of these two years is 3745. In what year did Mark Twain die? Click here to see answer by MathLover1(11324)