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Russell is 20 years younger than Emma. 3 years ago, Emma's age was 2 times Russell's age. How old is Russell now?

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asked by Ivonne
  1. ages now:
    Russell = x-20
    Emma = x
    ages 3 years ago:
    Russell = x-23
    Emma = x-3
    So, now we know that
    x-3 = 2(x-23)
    and now just finish it up

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