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Videos, worksheets, solutions, and activities to help Algebra students learn how to solve age word problems.

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

Example:

(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

Example:

(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?

You can use the free Mathway calculator and problem solver below to practice Algebra or other math topics. Try the given examples, or type in your own problem and check your answer with the step-by-step explanations.

More Lessons for Algebra, Math Worksheets

Videos, worksheets, solutions, and activities to help Algebra students learn how to solve age word problems.

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?

Example:

(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?

Example:

(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?

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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