Posted by emma on Monday, November 21, 2011 at 7:02pm.
a woman age and her son added to 45, 5 years ago the woman was 6 times as old as her son. how old was the woman when the son was born.

word problem  Reiny, Monday, November 21, 2011 at 7:05pm
follow the same steps as I just showed you in the previous post.
Let me know what you got.

word problem  Damon, Monday, November 21, 2011 at 7:06pm
w+s = 45
(w5) = 6(s5)
w  5 = 6 s  30
or
w  6s = 25
w + 1s = 45

7 s =  70
s = 10
then
w = 35
difference ws = 25 years older
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