In 16 years, Ben will be 3 times as old as he is right now.
Let Ben's age right now be b.
We have, in 16 years, Ben's age will be 3 times what...
Bill is p years old. How old will he be in 10 years? How old was he 5 years ago?
In 10 years, Bill will be p + 10
5 years ago, Bill was p - 5
Ashley age is 2 times Johns age. The sum of their ages is 63. What is Johns age?
Let Ashley's age be a.
Let John's age be j.
We have two...
In 45 years, Gabriela will be 4 times as old as she is right now.
Let a be Gabriela's age. we have:
a + 45 = 4a
Subtract a from each side:
Chris, Alex and Jesse are all siblings in the same family. Alex is 5 years older than chris. Jesse is 6 years older than Alex. The sum of their...
A woman dies at the age of 100 and her son is 35 years old how old was she when she gave birth to him.
35 years ago meant she was 100 - 35 = 65...
Marty is 3 years younger than 6 times his friend Warrens age. The sum of their ages is greater than 11. What is the youngest age Warren can be?...
Let a be Rick's age
We have a + 24 = 69
Subtract 24 from each side
a = 45
Let k = Katie's age and m = Mara's age.
We have 2 equations:
(1) k = 2m
(2) k + m = 24
Substitute (1) into (2)
(2m) + m = 24
1/2 of the parent age is 34/2 = 17.
9 less than that is 17 - 9 = 8.
The son is 8 years old.
You can also write this as 1/2(34) - 9 --> 17 - 9 = 8.
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