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5th Grade word problems

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Mary is 1/6 the age of her mother this year. Next year she will be 1/5 the age of her mother. In how many years will she be 1/3 her mother's age.

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    If mary is x and mother is y,

    y = 6x
    y+1 = 5(x+1)
    so, Mary is 4 and Mother is 24

    Now we ask when
    24+n = 3(4+n)
    n=6

    So, in 6 years, Mary will be 10, and Mother will be 30

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