Posted by **Janie** on Monday, May 20, 2013 at 8:08pm.

Mr.Edwards is now three times as old as his daughter, in 15 years' time the sum of their ages will be 86.

a.)How old are they both now?

b.)How old was Mr.Edwards when his daughter was born?

Write and solve an algebraic equation or inequality for this problem.

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- math - A. A woman was 30 years old when her daughter was born.Her age is now 6 ...
- MATH - 1. A father is three times as old as his son. Five years ago the sum of ...
- math - A. John is now 10 years older than Marcus. Three times John's age 5 years...
- math - two years ago a woman was 4 times as old as her daughter. three years ...
- Math - A father who is 42 years old has a son and a daughter. The daughter is ...
- Maaaath!!! - A woman is three times as old as her daughter, but in 12 years she ...
- math - Julie is four times as old as her daughter.In four years time she will be...
- math - 1. Lisa is 15 years old and her father is 40. How many years ago was the ...
- maths - mary is now three times as old as susan. Three years ago,the sum of ...
- Damon,steve,reiny,bobpursley....Any 1 just help me plz - Eight years ago martha...

More Related Questions