Posted by **LaToya** on Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 12:39pm.

suzy is ten years older than Billy and next year she will be twice as old as Billy. How old is Suzy now? How old is Billy?

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**Reiny**, Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 12:55pm
present age:

Billy -- x

Suzy -- x+10

next year:

Billy -- x+1

Suzy --- x+11 , but at that time she will be twice as old as Billy ---> x+11 = 2(x+1)

solve for x

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**LaToya**, Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 1:43pm
Billy is 9 and Suzy is 19

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