A man is four times as old as his son. In 3…

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  1. Tashex

    Tashex New Member

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    A man is four times as old as his son. In 3 years, the father will be three times as old as the son. How old is each now?
     
  2. Pmthcmcity

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    So here are your variables: x=age of son 4 x=age of manso your equation is 4 x +3=3 (x +3) 4 x +3=3 x +9 x=6The son is 6 and the father is 24
     

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