If John was five years older he would be exactly one-third the age of James. If John was three years younger he would be exactly one-sixth the age of James. How old is James? Just need help with the equation, thanks.
Jane is x years old today. Her brother Kenny is 4 years older. After seven years their total combined age will be 24 years. Write a linear equation for their total combined age after seven years. Fine James age today.
If Leah is 6 yr.s older than sister, Sue, & John is 5 yrs. older than Leah, and the total of their ages is 41. How old is Sue? Still having problems setting the problem up. Have hit a brick wall. Any suggestions? Have you tried