Saturday

April 19, 2014

April 19, 2014

Posted by **Joe** on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 9:00pm.

- math -
**Reiny**, Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 9:32pmpresent:

Sue ---- x

James --- x+15

in 12 years:

Sue --- x+12

James --- x+15 + 12 = x + 27

james is twice as old as Sue

x+27 = 2(x+12)

x+27 = 2x + 24

-x = -3

x = 3

Sue is now 3 and James is now 18

check:

in 12 years, Sue will be 15

James will be 30

Will he be twice as old as her ?? YES

**Related Questions**

algebra - A person is 3 times as old as aonther person but in 15 years she will ...

math - If Leah is 6 years older than Sue, and John is 5 years older than Leah, ...

math - A. Brad is 12 years older than Sam . If Brad were 8 years older than he ...

math - Please help me solve this word problem. If Leah is 6 years older than her...

math word probelm - If Leah is six years older than Sue, and John is 5 years ...

Math - If Ann is 6 years older than her sister, Sue, and John is 5 years older ...

Math - The total age of 4 brothers and sisters is 38. Barry is two years older ...

Math... - Jennifer is 6 years older than Sue. In 4 years, she will be twice as ...

Math - Jane is x years old today. Her brother Kenny is 4 years older. After ...

math - you are 6 years older than your sister she is 4 years older than your ...