Posted by **althea** on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 6:00am.

Donna is 12 years younger than her brother. in 2 years she will be 14 years more than as half as her brother .how old is each now

- math -
**Steve**, Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 9:58am
d = b-12

In two years,

(d+2) = 14 + (b+2)/2

d+2 = 14 + (d+14)/2

d/2 = 19

d = 38

So, Donna is 38, brother is 50

In 2 years, 40 = 52/2 + 14

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- Math - FIve years ago Zack would have been three times older than his young ...
- Algebra - Mary is y years old. Write an algebraic expression in terms of y for ...
- math - Joan is 'y' years old. Her father is 4 times as old as she is and 28 ...
- Algebra 1 - Your cousin is eight years older than your brother three years ago ...
- algebra - Thabos brother is 5 years younger than him.Their combined age is half ...
- Math - 15) Marissa is 3 years older than her younger brother. Her older brother ...
- math - aileen's brother is twice as old as her. Ten years from now, her brother ...
- Calculus - On Dick's birthday, his brother Harry is seventeen years younger than...
- age problem (math) - Nila is now x years old. 3 years ago, her brother ricky was...
- algebra - A person is 3 times as old as aonther person but in 15 years she will ...

More Related Questions