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July 31, 2014

Posted by **Barrie** on Sunday, July 14, 2013 at 11:31am.

B. Joel is one third the age of Bob. In 7 years the combined ages of the boys will be 58. How old is each boy now?

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**PsyDAG**, Sunday, July 14, 2013 at 1:24pmA. Let x = years ago

6(15-x) = 40-x

Solve for x.

B. B = 3J

(B+7) +( J+7) = 68

Substitute 3J for B in second equation and solve for J. Insert that value into the first equation and solve for B. Check by inserting both values into the second equation.

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