Extra - Age Problem 1
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1. A boy is 10 years older than his brother. In 4 years he will be twice as old as his brother. Find the present age of the brother.
2. A father is 4 times as old as his son. In 20 years the father will be twice as old as his son. Find the present age of the father.
3. Pat is 20 years older than his son James. In two years Pat will be twice as old as James. How old is James now?
4. Diane is 23 years older than her daughter Amy. In 6 years Diane will be twice as old as Amy. How old is Amy now?
5. Fred is 4 years older than Barney. Five years ago the sum of their ages was 48. How old is Fred now?
6. John is four times as old as Martha. Five years ago the sum of their ages was 50. How old is John now?
7. Tim is 5 years older than JoAnn. Six years from now the sum of their ages will be 79. How old is JoAnn now?
8. Jack is twice as old as Lacy. In three years the sum of their ages will be 54. How old is Jack now?
9. The sum of the ages of John and Mary is 32. Four years ago, John was twice as old as Mary. Find the present age of Mary.
10. The sum of the ages of a father and son is 56. Four years ago the father was 3 times as old as the son. Find the present age of the son.
11. The sum of the ages of a china plate and a glass plate is 16 years. Four years ago the china plate was three times the age of the glass plate. Find the present age of the china plate.
12. The sum of the ages of a wood plaque and a bronze plaque is 20 years. Four years ago, the bronze plaque was one-half the age of the wood plaque. Find the present age of the bronze plaque.
13. A is now 34 years old, and B is 4 years old. In how many years will A be twice as old as B?
14. A man’s age is 36 and that of his daughter is 3 years. In how many years will the man be 4 times as old as his daughter?
15. An Oriental rug is 52 years old and a Persian rug is 16 years old. How many years ago was the Oriental rug four times as old as the Persian Rug?
16. A log cabin quilt is 24 years old and a friendship quilt is 6 years old. In how may years will the log cabin quilt be three times as old as the friendship quilt?
17. The age of the older of two boys is twice that of the younger; 5 years ago it was three times that of the younger. Find the age of the older boy.
18. A pitcher is 30 years old, and a vase is 22 years old. How many years ago was the pitcher twice as old as the vase?
19. Marge is twice as old as Consuelo. The sum of their ages seven years ago was 13. How old is Marge now?
20. The sum of Jason and Mandy’s age is 35. Ten years ago Jason was double Mandy’s age. How old is Mandy now?
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