Maths
posted by Tsolo tsike on .
The joint age of uncle tom and his brother is 60years.in 6year's time uncle tom will be twice as old as his brother was 6 years ago,how old is uncle tom? Let uncle tom be x years old

x and (60x) now
in six years
Tom = (x+6)
brother = (54x)
(x+6) = 2 (54x)
x+6 = 108 2x
3x = 102
x = 34