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Age Word Problems
How to solve word problems about the ages of two people?
Example: Sally is 4 years older than John. 8 years ago, sally was twice as old than John. What are the ages of Sally & John?
Age word problems 1
(1) In 4 years, Ali will be 3 times as old as he is today. How old is Ali today?
(2) Nazrat is 4 years older than Unaima. 2 years ago Nazrat was 5 times as old as Unaima. How old is Nazrat today?

Age word problems 2
(1) Salman is 108 year old. Jonathan is 24 years old. How many years will it take for Salman to be exactly 4 times as old as Jonathan?
(2) Tarush is 5 times as old as Arman today. 85 years ago. Tarush was 10 times as old as Arman. How old is Arman today?
Age word problems 3
Example: Zack is 4 times as old as Salman. Zack is also 3 years older than Salman. How old is Zack?


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