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If thrice of "A's" age 6 years ago be subtracted from twice his present age the result would be equal to his present age. Find "A's" present age.

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  1. 2A - 3(A-6) = A

    Solve for A.

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  3. 9 years old

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  4. 2A-3(A-6)=A
    2A-3A+18=A
    2A=18
    divide both sides by 2
    A=9 years old

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