# math

Khalid is now four times as okd as his daughter. Ten years ago,if the sum of their ages was sixty. Find the present age of his daughter?

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 96
1. khalid=k
daughter=d
first statement
k=4d...(1)
second statement
(k-10)+(d-10)=60.
k+d=60+20
k+d=80...(2)
plug 1 into 2 and there you go

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
posted by collins

## Similar Questions

1. ### math

A. A woman was 30 years old when her daughter was born.Her age is now 6 years more than three times her daughter's age. How old will the daughter be in 5 years? B. Lisa is 15 years old and her father is 40. How many years ago was

asked by gary on July 13, 2013
2. ### math

A. John is now 10 years older than Marcus. Three times John's age 5 years from now will be the same as five times Marcus's age 5 years ago. How old is John now? B. In 1 year Kristen will be four times as old as Danielle. Ten years

asked by gary on July 13, 2013
3. ### Maths

A woman is 3 times as old as her daughter.six years ago,the sum of their age was 36.find the daughter's age.

asked by Isabelle on October 14, 2015
4. ### Equations Question

A mother is twice as old as her daughter now, but ten years ago, she was 3 times as old as her daughter. Fins their ages at present. I tried to form an equation: 2x-10=3x, but that didn't work. Could someone help me forma working

asked by Michelle on February 5, 2007
5. ### Maths

A woman is six times as old as her daughter.seven years ago,if the sum of their ages was 49.Find the age of the woman A.9 years B.30 years C.54 years D.45 years?

asked by Robotic on August 8, 2019
6. ### mathematics

"the sum of the age of a mother and a daughter is 44 years. three years ago the product of their ages was 192.how old is the daughter now? plsssss show working"

asked by sifon on May 14, 2019
7. ### Math

A mother is 20 years older than her daughter if the daughter is y years old how old is the mother in terms of y how old was the daughter four years ago in terms of y how old was the mother four years ago four years ago the ratio

asked by Chidimma on April 10, 2019
8. ### Maths

Five years ago Katie was ten times as old as her daughter Melanie was. In 15 years Katie will be three times as old as Melanie will be in 11 years. Use simultaneous equations to determine Katie and Melanie’s current ages.

asked by Analyn Hughes on August 25, 2016
9. ### math

two years ago a woman was 4 times as old as her daughter. three years from now the mother will be only threw times as old as her daughter. How old are each of them now?

asked by jason on February 24, 2016
10. ### Math

A mother is 20 years older than her daughter.if the daughter is y years old. (A) How old is the mother? (B) in terms of y how old was the daughter 4 years ago . (C) In terms of y, how old was the mother 4 years .(I) 4 years ago if

asked by Angela on October 24, 2017

More Similar Questions