Sample Problems Sample Problem 3 Anthonys age 5 years from now will be three

Sample problems sample problem 3 anthonys age 5 years

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Sample Problems Sample Problem #3: Anthony’s age 5 years from now will be three more than thrice Yeng’s age 7 years ago. On the other hand, Yeng’s age five years from now, will be 35 less than twice Anthony’s age 7 years ago. What are their present ages? Solution: To represent their ages at different points in time, it is better if we make use of a table. 7 years ago Present 5 years from now Anthony A 7 A A + 5 Yeng Y 7 Y Y + 5
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Word Problems From “Anthony’s age 5 years from now will be three more than thrice Yeng’s age 7 years ago” A + 5 = 3(Y 7) + 3 From “Yeng’s age five years from now, will be 35 less than twice Anthony’s age 7 years ago” Y + 5 = 2(A 7) 35 Our system is therefore A + 5 = 3(Y 7) + 3 Y + 5 = 2(A 7) 35 Therefore, Yeng is 20 years old and Anthony is 37 years old.
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