# Algebra

a man's age today is 2 years more than three times the age his son will be 5 years from now. let a represent the son's age today. Write an expression to represent the man's age today. Then find his age if his son is now 8 years old.

1. 21

posted by Dez
2. 867856674532425253676890

posted by Anonymous
3. Ifvh

posted by Anonymous
4. m=3(a+5)+2
m=3(8+5)+2
m=3(13)+2
m=39+2
m=41

posted by Suki

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