SOLUTION: In a years, A will be n times as old as B then; and b years ago, A was m times as old as B. Find their ages at present.

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 Question 345473: In a years, A will be n times as old as B then; and b years ago, A was m times as old as B. Find their ages at present.Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15622)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let A = A's present age Let B = B's present age ; In a years, A will be n times as old as B then; A + a = n(B + a) A + a = nB + na A = nB + na - a; is A's present age and b years ago, A was m times as old as B. A - b = m(B - b) Find B m(B - b) = A - b B - b = B = + b; is B's present age :