# ALGEBRA

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SUZY IS 10 YEARS OLDER THAN BILLY, AND NEXT YEAR SHE WILL BE TWICE AS OLD AS BILLY. HOW OLD IS SUZY NOW? HOW OLD IS BILLY?

• ALGEBRA -

S-10=B
S+1=2(B+1)
subtract the second equation from the first..
-11=-b-2
b=9
S=19

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