Friday

November 28, 2014

November 28, 2014

Posted by **kim** on Sunday, July 14, 2013 at 11:23am.

2. Tom is three times as old as Leigh Ann. In 7 years, the sum of half of Tom's present age and a third of Leigh Ann's age will be the same as Tom's age now. How old will Tom be in 7 years?

- math -
**mahesh**, Monday, July 15, 2013 at 3:23amLet the integers be x and x/4.Then

x/4+12=x-3 or x+48=4x-12 by multiplying both sides by 4.

Or -3x=-20-48 or x=20 which is the larger integer. Smaller one is then 20/4=5.

Check:5+12=17=20-3 OK.

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

math - A. In 1 year Kristen will be four times as old as Danielle. Ten years ...

math - Twice the greater of two consecutive odd integers is 13 less than three ...

algebra - Twice the greater of two consecutive odd integers is 13 less than ...

algebra1 - tripling the greater of two consecutive even integers gives the same ...

algebra concept 2 - 2. Tripling the greater of two consecutive even integers ...

Algebra - The lesser of two consecutive even integers is 10 more than one-half ...

Algebra - The lesser of two consecutive even integers is 10 more than one-half ...

Prealgebra - The sum of an integer and the next greater integer is at most 15. ...

math - A. Four times one odd integer is 14 less than three times the next even ...

math - the sum of an integer and the next greater integer is at least 27. find ...