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Posted by **Annie** on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 9:02pm.

- Ms. Sue Please HELP -
**Reiny**, Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 10:36pmat present time:

Eve---- x years

Adam --- x-5 years

one year from now, Eve will be x+1

four years ago Adam was x-5 - 4 = x-9

x+1 =3(x-9)

x+1 = 3x - 27

-2x = -28

x=14

so Eve is now 14 and Adam is 9

check:

one year from now Eve will be 15

four years ago Adam was 5

is 15 three times 5 ?? YES

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