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posted by Buma
Before 5 years a man was 3 years times his boy but after 10 years the father's age will be 6 more than 2 times his boy

Ms. Sue
I think your question is
"Five years ago a man was 3 times his boy's age. Ten years from now the father's age will by 6 more than 2 times his boy's age." 
Reiny
5 years ago:
son's age  x
father's age  3x
now:
son  x+5
father  3x+5
10 years from now:
son = x+5 + 10 = x + 15
father = 3x+5 + 10 = 3x + 15
3x+15 = 2(x+15) + 6
3x + 15 = 2x + 36
solve for x and answer whatever your question is
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