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 Question 119764: Please help me solve this age problem: Lanny and Runiel where born on the same day. Lanny is 16 years older than Runiel. In 1998, he is 5 times older. In what year will she be twice as old? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 119992: Hey, I need help with this age problem, because I seriously don't get it. A detailed explation will be greatly appreciated! :) Thanks in advanced. Mrs. Brooks lacks 7 years from being five times as old as her son. Six years from now she will lack 3 years from being three times as old as her son is then. Find each of their ages. I tried to solve it for an hour before I gave up and looked online for help. Here's what I came up with: Mrs. Brooks= x; Son (Brooks Junior)= y 5x-7=y x+6=3(y+6)-3 x+6=3y+18-3 x+6=3(5x-7)+18-3 x+6=15x-21+18-3 x+6=15x-6 -6 -6 ------------- x=15x-12 -15x -15x ---------------- 14x=-12 --- ---- 14 14 x= -6 -- 7 My answer makes no sense, because it's not possible to have a negative age. Help me, please!!!!! Thanks.--- Rae. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 120205: Casey is 4yrs old and Jordan is 13 yrs. old ..... When will Casey be twice as old as Jordan? can anyone help please need this for tomorrow morning....thank you very much Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 120241: Mary is 24 years old.Mary is twice as old as Ann when Mary was as old as Ann now.How old is Ann now? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8999)

 Question 120249: jeremaiah is now 10 yrs older than his sister justin. in five years jeremiah's age will be twice justine's age. how old are they now? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 120849: In five years time a father will be three times as old as his son. Five years ago, the father was six times as old as his son. Find their present age. Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2052)

 Question 120847: The numerator of a fraction is seven more than twice the denominator. The value of the reciprocal of the fraction is 0.4. Find the original fraction. Could someone please help me? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)
 Question 120847: The numerator of a fraction is seven more than twice the denominator. The value of the reciprocal of the fraction is 0.4. Find the original fraction. Could someone please help me? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)
 Question 120847: The numerator of a fraction is seven more than twice the denominator. The value of the reciprocal of the fraction is 0.4. Find the original fraction. Could someone please help me? Click here to see answer by solver91311(17077)

 Question 121097: two numbers equal 92 the difference between the two numbers is 21 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 121311: 1.)A girl is one-third as old as her brother and 8 years younger than her sister.The sum of their ages is 38 years.How old is the girl? 2.)At present,the sum of the parent's ages is twice the sum of the childrens ages.Five years ago,the sum of the parents ages was 4 times the sum of the childrens ages.Fifteen years hence,the sum of the parent's ages will be equal to the sum of the children's ages.How many children are there? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8999)

 Question 16997: Matthew is 3 times as old as jenny. In 7 years, he will be twice as old as he will be then. how old is each now. Click here to see answer by awang1996(50)

 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 awang1996(50)

 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 awang1996(50)

 Question 121550: im not very good at algebra. Joe's dad s 2 times joe's age. 7 years ago, he was 3 times older than joe. find both's ages. Click here to see answer by awang1996(50)
 Question 121550: im not very good at algebra. Joe's dad s 2 times joe's age. 7 years ago, he was 3 times older than joe. find both's ages. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)
 Question 121550: im not very good at algebra. Joe's dad s 2 times joe's age. 7 years ago, he was 3 times older than joe. find both's ages. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)

 Question 115384: Pls. help me with my assignment... Anna is twice as old as Melody. Five years ago, Anna was three times as old as Melody. How old is Anna now? and John is three years younger than Peter. If the sum of their ages in five years is 53 years, How old is John and Peter now? Click here to see answer by awang1996(50)

 Question 101371: given that T= RV , find R if T =4 and V=8 Click here to see answer by awang1996(50)

 Question 121670: The ages of two brothers are in the ratio two to three, but in eight years the ratio of their ages will be three to four. Find their present age? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 121698: A mother is four times as old as her daughter. In 20 years she will be twice as old as her daughter. How old are mother and daughter now? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 121690: Suppose that N= sqrt X + 2 models the number of cases of an infection, in millions, of a disease x years from now. a) Approximately how many cases of the infection will there be 16 years from now? B. In approximately how many years will there be 7 million cases? Click here to see answer by oscargut(900)

 Question 121718: A girl is now one-fourth as old as her father, and in seven years she will be one-half as old as her father was twelve years ago. Find their present ages. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 121782: Erin's age is 3 times Warren's. In 4 years she will be twice as old as he will be. How old is each now? Click here to see answer by oscargut(900)

 Question 121914: I am having trouble writing a algebra problem for the following: Sue has 15,000,000 and gives Fred 200,000. Fred puts it in a bank at 5.9% interest. Sue puts her money in the freezer and pulls out 50,000 a month Sue spends 600,000 a year. After how many years would Sue and Fred have the same amount of money? Could you please help with an algebraic equation. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57967)

 Question 122250: The average of Alex's, Bonnie's, and Carl's ages is 9. Four years ago Carl was the same age as Alex is now. In three years, Bonnie's age will be two-thirds Alex's age. How old is each now? Click here to see answer by MaxLiebling(13)

 Question 122603: In four years time a mother will be three times as old as her son. Four years go she was five times as old as her son. Find their present ages. Click here to see answer by oscargut(900)

 Question 122746: I hate these. Mr. mcgoo is 8times as old as his son, Gomer. In 3 years he will be 5 times his sones age. How old is gomer now? Thank you kind person Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6294)

 Question 123151: If Leah is 6 years older than her sister, Sue, and John is 5 years older than Leah, and the total of their ages is 41. Then how old is Sue? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 123284: jean is twice as old as bob. the sum of thier ages 3 years ago was 45 years. what are thier ages now? Click here to see answer by Superownage(7)
 Question 123284: jean is twice as old as bob. the sum of thier ages 3 years ago was 45 years. what are thier ages now? Click here to see answer by chitra(359)

 Question 123895: Edwin is 6 years older than his brother Alvin. In two years, Edwin will be 20 more than one-third of Alvin's age. How old are the brothers now? Click here to see answer by applesrbest(7)
 Question 123895: Edwin is 6 years older than his brother Alvin. In two years, Edwin will be 20 more than one-third of Alvin's age. How old are the brothers now? Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 124021: Please help with this question: Sara asked her grandfather how old he was. He replied that the two digits in his ageg are the ages of her brother and sister. If they are added together to his, the sum is 83. How old is Sara's grandfather? Thank you for your help. Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 124197: When my dad was 31, I was 8. Today my dad is twice as old as I am. How old am I and how old is my dad Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)

 Question 124498: Mrs. Kim is four years younger than her husband. Find the age of each if the total oh their ages, including that of their one year old is 63. Click here to see answer by mathman409(67)

 Question 124497: Mr. Lee is 27 years older than his son. In ten years,he will be twice as old as his son how old each? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2052)

 Question 124496: My mother was 28 years old when I was born. The sum of our ages is 84, How old am I? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 124504: 11 years ago, Hye was four times as old as her brother. In 1 year she will be twice as old as he is now. What are their ages now? Click here to see answer by checkley71(8403)

 Question 124503: Brandon is 3 times as old as Caitlan. 18 years ago, Brandon was 6 times as old as Caitlan was 18 years ago. How old are they now? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 124596: Please help me solve this problem: A teacher is 15 years older than her student. In 15 years, the ratio of their aages will be 3:2. Find their present ages. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8999)

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