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 Question 113476: Mary is ten years younger than twice Susan's age. Five years from now, Mary will be eight years older than Susan's age at the time. How old are Mary and Susan? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16885)

 Question 113119: Rosa is 18 years old and Arthur is 24 years old. How many years ago was Arthur three times as old as Rosa? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 113850: Jennifer is 6 years older than Sue. In 4 years, she will be twice as old as Sue was 5 years ago. Find their ages now. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 113897: MIKES AGE IS 1/3 TOMS AGE. IN 24 YRS TOMS AGE WILL BE 8 LESS THAN TWICE MIKES AGE THEN. FIND THEIR PRESENT AGES Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9680)

 Question 113953: Jack is twice as old as Jill.In 2 years,jack will be 4 times as old as Jill was 9 years ago. How old are they know Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 114039: A father is four times as old as his daughter. In 6 years, he will be three times as old as she is. How old is the daughter now? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)
 Question 114039: A father is four times as old as his daughter. In 6 years, he will be three times as old as she is. How old is the daughter now? Click here to see answer by awang1996(50)

 Question 114144: please help me with this problem, i try to solve it by studying your examples, but i really can't get it right...here's the problem: PERLA IS NOW 5 TIMES AS OLD AS MARILOU. IN 10 YEARS, PERLA WILL BE 3 TIMES AS OLD AS MARILOU. HOW OLD IS EACH? Kindly solve and show the solution. Below is my attempt to solve it. But I guess, its wrong. Here's my attempt: let P be Perla's age and M be Marilou's age a) P = 5M b) P+10 = 3M then substirute all the Ps to Ms b) P + 10 = 3M 5M +10 = 3M 5M - 3M = -10 this is how far as i've gone...it seems that this is wrong since there is a negative number.. Please help me. Thank you. Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 114415: This is the closest subject I could find, but the topic is Digit Problems. The question is: A two-digit number is four times the sum of its digits. The tens digit is 3 less then the units digit. What is the number? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57348)

 Question 114475: ankit is now 9 yrs older thn bobby.in 10 yrs ankit will be twice as old as bobby was 10 yrs ago.find their age i tried this sum plenty of times but i didnt get it right please help me and thanks Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 114472: The age of Mary and Claire are in the ratio 5:7. Four years later their age will be in the ratio 3:4. Find their ages . please help me with this sum i am kind of getting confused and thanks! Click here to see answer by stanbon(57348)

 Question 114581: This is the closest subject I could find, so, here goes.The real subject is digit problems. ::A number between 300 and 400 is forty times the sum of its digits. The tens digit is 6 more than the units digit. Find the number. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 114792: A man lived a fourth of his life as a boy, a fifth as a young man and a third as an adult. He spent 13 years in his old age. How old was he when he died? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)
 Question 114792: A man lived a fourth of his life as a boy, a fifth as a young man and a third as an adult. He spent 13 years in his old age. How old was he when he died? Click here to see answer by ganesh(20)

 Question 115629: My mom even tried to work this problem out. My teacher got it from edHelper.com. 1. In ten years, Eric's age will be seventy-three less than four times the age of Alexander. 2. Kevin is sixty-three years younger than Jonathan. 3. Elizabeth is forty-one years older than Kevin. 4. The sum of of the ages of Elizabeth and Kevin is sixty-seven. 5. Eric's age is sixteen less than three times the age of Alexander. This is how far my mom and I got on this question: 1. 4a - 73 a=Alexander 2. e - 63 b=Eric 3. d + 41 c=Elizabeth 4. c + d = 67 d=Kevin 5. 3a - 16 e=Jonathan 3. 41 + 34 = 75 4. 34 + 33 = 67 My mom and I would appreciate any help with this problem. Thank you for taking the time out to help us. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57348)

 Question 115799: Having trouble getting started and really appreciate any assistance/direction. An animal skeleton was un-earthed during a certain geological excavation. It has been determined that the skeleton lost 84% of its carbon-14 content. How old was the animal at the time of its death? Thank you. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57348)

 Question 116239: Suppose that N=squareroot(x)+3 models the number of cases of an infection, in millions, of a disease x years from now.Approximately how many cases of the infection will there be 9 years from now? approximately how many years will there be 5 million cases Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 116313: Good evening ma'am or sir. Would you please help me in solving this word problem: 1). Renato is three years younger than Doming. Six years ago, Renato's age was two-thirds of Doming's age. What are their present ages? Thank you ma'am or sir for your generosity in solving this problem. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57348)
 Question 116313: Good evening ma'am or sir. Would you please help me in solving this word problem: 1). Renato is three years younger than Doming. Six years ago, Renato's age was two-thirds of Doming's age. What are their present ages? Thank you ma'am or sir for your generosity in solving this problem. Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 116279: Mike was 25 years old when his son was born. Mike's present age is 7 years less than three times his son's present age. How old is Mike now? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 116756: Hello! On monday i was given a problem of the week sheet and i have been trying to figure it out but i can not and this is do tomorrow so i really really need your help! If you be so nice and help me would be great and i will so much apreciate it! Would you please help me find out Milo's age, His mother, and Grandfather? Here is what the work sheet says: Milo's age is the same as his grandfather's with the digits reversed. The product of their ages gives a year during World War II. If Milo's mother is twice as old as Milo, then how old is Milo, his mother, and his grandfather? Explain in detail how you found your awenser using words, numbers, and/or pictures. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57348)

 Question 116723: mark is 10 yrs younget than larry.larrys age8 years from now will wxceed twice marks age3 yearsago by 4 years . how old is each boy? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 116917: one-half of pias age two years from now plus one-third of her age three years ago is 20 yrs. How old is she now? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57348)
 Question 116917: one-half of pias age two years from now plus one-third of her age three years ago is 20 yrs. How old is she now? Click here to see answer by MathLover1(6634)

 Question 116042: Cecilia is 24 years younger than Joe. Six years ago she was half as old as he was. How old is each now? Click here to see answer by awang1996(50)

 Question 117423: A man lived a fourth of his life as a boy, a fifth as a young man and a third as an adult. He spent 13 years in his old age. How old was he when he died?: A man lived a fourth of his life as a boy, a fifth as a young man and a third as an adult. He spent 13 years in his old age. How old was he when he died? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9680)

 Question 117904: my daughter asked how old i am, i answered, 'in 20 years i'll be twice as old as i was 12 years ago.'How old am i now? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 117994: The percentage of women in the 20-24 age group who have never married went from 55% in 1970 to 73% in 2000 (census Bureau, www.census.gov). Let 1970 be year 0 and 2000 be year 30. a) Find and interpret the slope of the line through the points (0,55) and (30,73). b) Find the equation of the line in part (a). c) What is the meaning of the y-intercept? d)Use the equation to predict the percentage in 2010. e) If this trend continues, then in what year will the percentage of women in the 20-24 age group who have never married reach 100%? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57348)

 Question 118151: hello i need some help on this thankyou Mrs. Maaza is 3 times as old as her son. In 12 years Mrs. MAaza will be twice as old. How old is her son now.?? Click here to see answer by ilana(307)

 Question 118288: Dan is 5 times as old as mike. in 7 years dan will be 2 more than 3 times as old as mike. find their present ages. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 118390: two trains traveled in opposite directions from the same starting point. one train traveled 25 mph faster than the other one. after 4 hours they were 456 miles apart. find the rate of each train. Click here to see answer by rcmcc(152)

 Question 111344: Todd is 12 years older than Delores. In 2 years, Todd will be twice as old as Delores. How old is Todd now? Click here to see answer by awang1996(50)

 Question 118411: The monkey’s mother is half as old as the monkey will be when it is three times as old as its mother was when she was half as old as the monkey will be when it is twice as old as it is now. The combined ages of the monkey and its mother are thirty years. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 118483: Rose is one-third as old as her mother. The sum of their ages is 100. How old are each of them? I would really apreciate some help with this I am trying to help my son but it has been long time for me and I am very rusty thank you for your time Click here to see answer by stanbon(57348)

 Question 119063: GOLIATH IS 12 YEARS OLDER THAN DAVID. IN SIX YEARS, GOLIATH'S AGE WILL BE TWICE OF DAVID'S AGE. HOW OLD IS GOLIATH NOW? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)
 Question 119063: GOLIATH IS 12 YEARS OLDER THAN DAVID. IN SIX YEARS, GOLIATH'S AGE WILL BE TWICE OF DAVID'S AGE. HOW OLD IS GOLIATH NOW? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57348)

 Question 119049: Goliath is 12 years older than David.In six years, Goliath's age will be twice of David's age. How old is Goliath now? Click here to see answer by HyperBrain(694)

 Question 119197: owen is 3 years less then twice as old as his sister rena. if owen is 13,how old is rena? Click here to see answer by loudine(2)

 Question 119417: Hi, I need help on this age word problem. How old am I if 400 reduced by 2 times my age is 244? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 119606: Good day!Please help me to answer this.I was told by my teacher to give an equation to this: Five years ago,John's age was half of the age he will be in 8 years.How old is he now? Thank you! May God bless you! Click here to see answer by stanbon(57348)

 Question 119612: Angelo, Brandon, and Carl work in the same office. Angelo's age is 4 years more than twice Carl's age. Brandon is 5 years younger than Carl. The average of the 3 ages is 41. Find the age of each of the men. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57348)
 Question 119612: Angelo, Brandon, and Carl work in the same office. Angelo's age is 4 years more than twice Carl's age. Brandon is 5 years younger than Carl. The average of the 3 ages is 41. Find the age of each of the men. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 119658: Peter is 12 years older than Mario. If Mario's age 2 years from now is half Peter's age 6 years from now. How old are each? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 119605: Five years ago, my age was half of the age I will be in 8 years. How old I am now? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15652)

 Question 119754: Please help me solve this age problem: The sum of Sonny and Cely's ages is 81. 3 years ago Sonny's age is Cely's age now. How old will they be 2 years from now? Click here to see answer by benbjlin(6)

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