# Maths

a mother is three times as old as her daughter. five years later, the mother will be two and a half times as old as her daughter. Find their present ages.

1. Now:
daughter --- x
mom ------- 3x

5 years from now:
daughter = x+5
mom = 3x+5

3x+5 = 2.5(x+5)

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posted by Reiny

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