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Posted by **shay** on Monday, December 4, 2006 at 1:31pm.

what is the two equations for this problem?

let x = son's age

and y = Mrs. Johnson's age.

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y=3x is one equation.

10 years ago Mrs. Johnson' age was y-10 and the son's age was x-10. At that time, Mrs. Johnson was 5 times older; therefore,

y-10=5*(x-10) is the second equation. Post your work if you need further assistance.

- algerbra -
**leah**, Thursday, March 27, 2008 at 3:42pmx=1

y=23

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