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if i am 3 times as old as my sister and last year i was 4 times as old as her how old am i now and how old is she
well how old is your sister
You are 9 and she is 3 (3x3=9)
Last year you were 8 and she was 2
(2x4=8)
your sister is 3 and you are 9
let x = sister's age
and y = your age.
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last year sister's age was x1.
last year your age was y1.
y = 3x for this year.
y1 = 4(x1) for last year.
solve for x and y.
The answers above are correct but this tells you how to do it.
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