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 Question 148083: On visiting the town where I was born, I realised that I had been away for one-third of my life. How long will it be before I will have been away for half of my life? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57205)

 Question 148547: THE SUM OF MR LEE'S AND HIS SON'S AGE IS 49. IN THREE YEARS TIME, HE WILL BE 4 TIMES AS OLD AS HIS SON. FIND THEIR PRESENT AGES Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30935)

 Question 148568: A man is 30 years old and his son is 13 years old. In how many years will the son be 3/4s as old as his father? Click here to see answer by mangopeeler07(462)

 Question 148785: Am...Sir, can you please help me solve this age problem: Half of Henry's age added to 1/3 of Daisy's age is 11 years. Six years from now, the sum of their ages will be 40 years. How old is each? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 148902: Regie is 5 years old than Lani. Five years ago the sum of their ages was 25. How old are they now? Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 148991: eleven years ago,lauren was half as old asa mike will be 4 years. if mike is myears old now,how old is lauren in terms of m ? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)

 Question 149108: Bob is half as old as Tom. One year ago Bob age was two fifths of what Tom's age will be a year from now. Can you figure out Bob's age and Tom's age. Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)
 Question 149108: Bob is half as old as Tom. One year ago Bob age was two fifths of what Tom's age will be a year from now. Can you figure out Bob's age and Tom's age. Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9645)

 Question 149346: If Peter is 7 years older than Sharon and John is twice as old as Peter, work out how old Peter is if the average of their ages is 19. Click here to see answer by 8336625(3)

 Question 149431: In three years, Alex will be 3 times as old as Precy. A year ago, Alex was 7 times as old as Precy. How old are they now? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)

 Question 149563: the four oldest people in Golden City have lived 384 years. the difference in ages for the youngest and the next oldest is 14. the next youngest is 3 years older than the youngest. the oldest is 20 years older than the average of the next oldest and youngest. How old is each? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)

 Question 149860: Belle is 1/7 as old as Anne. In eight years, Belle will be 1/3 as old as Anne. Calculate their ages. Thank you. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6948)

 Question 149859: Three years ago, a man was eight times as old as his son. In two years, he will be four times as old as the son. Find their present ages. Thank you. Click here to see answer by mangopeeler07(462)

 Question 149964: Cecile is now four times as old as Daisy.Five years ago, the sum of their ages was 45.How old is each now? Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9645)
 Question 149964: Cecile is now four times as old as Daisy.Five years ago, the sum of their ages was 45.How old is each now? Click here to see answer by Caxxx(4)

 Question 149969: Seven years ago, Yves was six times as old as Eric. in one year, he will only be twice as old as Eric. What are their present ages? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57205)

 Question 150016: This year, your brother Jack will be 2 years from being twice as old as your sister Jen. The sum of Jack's age and three times Jen's age is 66. How old is Jen? J=Jack E=Jen J+2=2E J+3E=66 J=2E-2 2E-2+3E=66 5E=66 E=13.6 This doesn't seem correct? Thanks! :) Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30935)

 Question 150114: Can you please help me solve this problem: 1.) A teacher is 15 years older than her student. In 15 years, the ratio of their ages will be 3:2. Find their present ages. Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 150247: Luisa is 5 years younger than her sister Sigrid,8 years from now she will be four-fifths as old as her sister will be then. How old is each now? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57205)
 Question 150247: Luisa is 5 years younger than her sister Sigrid,8 years from now she will be four-fifths as old as her sister will be then. How old is each now? Click here to see answer by mangopeeler07(462)

 Question 3: if you were 12 years old and your brother was 19 years old how old are both of you in 48 years? Click here to see answer by 2828344(3)

 Question 150366: 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 vleith(2825)
 Question 150366: 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 Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 150365: Rita was 25 when her first son was born. Today the sum of their ages is 105. How old is Rita and her son? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8879)

 Question 150401: Can you please help me solve this problems: 1.) Erwin is 5 times older than john and John is twice as old as his sister, Alice. In 2 years time, the sum of their ages will be 58. How old is john now? 2.) John is twice as old as his friend peter. Peter is 5 years older than Alice. In 5 years, John will be three times as old as Alice. How old is Peter? 3.) Reggie is 5 years older than Lani. Five years ago, the sum of their ages is 25. How old are they now? Click here to see answer by mangopeeler07(462)

 Question 150406: richie is now 14 y.o., and aimee is 26 y.o. in how many years will the age of richie be 2/3 of aimee's age? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6948)

 Question 150670: Can you please help me solve this problem: Three years ago, Rica was thrice as old as Dandy. Three years hence, she will be twice as old. Find their present ages. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57205)

 Question 150712: BOB'S FATHER AGE IS 3 TIMES OLD AS BOB.4 YEARS AGO,HE WAS 4 TIMES OLDER.HOW OLD IS BOB? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 150895: Joe is 15 years older than Sally. in 15 years Joe will be 3 times as old as sally is now. How old is Sally? Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 151287: I could really use help with these problems. This is homework out of a college math book called Thinking Mathematically, Chapter 9 problems 6,18,26,46,56. The problem reads: Convert the given square unit to the square unit indicated. Where necessary, round answers to two decimals places. 20 square m2 to ft square 2 I know that 1 square foot (ft square 2) = 0.09 square meter (m square 2) but this is as far as I got. Please me figure this problem out. I would appreciate any help. Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 151380: Six years ago bob was four times as old as Mary. In four years he will be twice as old as Mary. How old are they? Six years ago Bob = 4Mary - 6 In four years Bob = 2Mary + 4 4M - 6 = 2M + 4 2M = 10 Mary = 5 years old Substitute both equations with 5, and Bob is 14 I just want to know if that is right or wrong? Click here to see answer by oscargut(891)
 Question 151380: Six years ago bob was four times as old as Mary. In four years he will be twice as old as Mary. How old are they? Six years ago Bob = 4Mary - 6 In four years Bob = 2Mary + 4 4M - 6 = 2M + 4 2M = 10 Mary = 5 years old Substitute both equations with 5, and Bob is 14 I just want to know if that is right or wrong? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57205)

 Question 151415: A is eleven times as old as B. in a certain number of years, A will be five times as old as B, and in five years after that she will be three times as old as B. how old are they now. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57205)

 Question 151637: In 15 years, Maya will be twice as old as David is now. In 15 years, David will be as old as Maya will be in 10 years from now. how old are thet now? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)

 Question 151788: I am stuck. The problems is....The sum of 3 times John's age and 2 times Jill's age is 44. Jill is 8 years less than twice as old as John is. Find each of their ages. John=x Jill=y I have tried 3x + 2y = 44 and y = 2x - 8. Together I have 3x + 2(2x-8)=44 the answer would be a fraction so it must not be correct. I must be setting up the two equations wrong. Please help Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 152141: A man is 41 years old and his son is 9. In how many years will the father be three times as old as the son? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6948)

 Question 152140: In thirty years, James will be 8 times as old as, He was 12 years ago. How old is he now? Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6948)

 Question 152228: The present age of a father exceeds 3 times the present age of his son by 2 years. Six years ago, the age of the father exceeded 4 times the age of the son by 4 years. Find the present ages of the son and the father. Click here to see answer by nerdybill(6948)

 Question 152546: can you please help me with this word problem: chan is 4 times older than his cousin. in 8 years he will only be two time older. how old are they both now? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 152445: Half of Henry's age added to 1/3 od Daisy's age is 11 years. Six years from now, the sum of their ages will be 40 years. How old is each? Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 152560: please help me with the question: scott is now 24 and shannon is 12 years old. how many years ago was scott 4 times as old as shannon was at that time? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)
 Question 152560: please help me with the question: scott is now 24 and shannon is 12 years old. how many years ago was scott 4 times as old as shannon was at that time? Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 152588: 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. How old is Sue? Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 152570: please help me with this question: jill,maria, and ashley sold tickets to a rock concert. jill sold 5 times as many as ashley. maria sold 4 more than ashley. the total amount sold was 67 tickets. how man did each sell? Click here to see answer by jojo14344(1512)

 Question 153573: anns age is seven-tenths of bills age.in 4 years anns age will be eight-elevenths of bills age.how old is bill now? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)

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