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bill and ted combined age is 40. Eight years ago, bill was 2 years younger than ted is now. how old is bill now?

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b+t=40
b-8 = t-2

t+6 + t = 40
2t = 34
t = 17

Ted is 17
Bill is 23

check:
23-8 = 17-2

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BILL IS 18

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