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Sam is 9 years older than angel. Six years from now, Sam age will be thrice the age of angel 3 years ago. Find their present ages.
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Let x be Sam's age and y be Angel's age.
"Sam is 9 years older than Angel."
x = y + 9
"Six years from now..."
x + 6
"...thrice the age of Angel 3 years ago".
3(y  3)
x + 6 = 3(y  3)posted by mwlevin
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