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Govin is w years old.His mother is 4 times his age.His father is 3 years older than his mother.
(a) How old is Govin's father in terms of w?
(b) If w=9,how old is Govin's father?

  • word problem(algebra) -

    Govin's age -- w
    mother's age -- 4w
    father's age -- 4w+3

    a) 4w+3

    b) sub in w=9 into the above expression

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    39 years old

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