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Friday, October 8, 2010

Age Problem 5

This is a new age algebra word problem that was asked by a anonymous visitor which read, "Pol is 10 years younger than Greg. In 7 years, he will be 10 years more than one half as old as Greg. Find their age at present. Help me solve it."

Answer Age Problem 5

6 comments:

  1. greg is 33 and pol is 23!

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  2. nice problem,,, why did people always use the name Greg,peter,pol in age problems?? just wondering..

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  3. Probably for the same reason people always post comments as "Anonymous"... :D

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  4. I posted a detailed solution here: http://mathandmultimedia.com/2012/10/11/age-word-problems-3/

    I hope you don't mind me using your problem.

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