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#1 2014-06-26 21:37:52

burgess
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Math homework on ages

A person's present age is two-fifth of the age of his mother. After 8 years, he will be one-half of the age of his mother. What is the mother's age at present?

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#2 2014-06-26 22:51:54

bob bundy
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Re: Math homework on ages

hi burgess

Welcome to the forum.

Bob


You cannot teach a man anything;  you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

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#3 2014-06-26 23:12:36

Chris2
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Re: Math homework on ages

Hi and welcome to the forum burgess,

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