At present, the ratio of Ann's age to Pamela's age is 4:3. Six yrs ago, their total age was 72yrs. what is Pamela's presnt age?

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  1. let Ann's age be 4x
    let Pam's age be 3x , notice the raio of their ages will be 4:3
    six yrs ago

    Ann: 4x-6
    Pam: 3x-6

    4x-6 + 3x-6 = 72

    solve for x, easy from there

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