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Six years ago, DJ’s mother was 8 less than twice the age of DJ then. Four years from now, twice her age will be four more than thrice his age. How old is DJ now?

Reiny
six years ago:
DJ's age  x
his mom  2x  8
Now:
DJ  x+6
his mom 2x8 + 6 = 2x  2
4 years from now:
DJ  x+6 + 4 = x+10
his mom  2x2 + 4 = 2x + 2
2(2x+2) = 3(x+10) + 4
solve for x, then sub into x+6
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