Open study

is now brainly

With Brainly you can:

  • Get homework help from millions of students and moderators
  • Learn how to solve problems with step-by-step explanations
  • Share your knowledge and earn points by helping other students
  • Learn anywhere, anytime with the Brainly app!

A community for students.

the ages of two brothers are in the ratio two to three,but in eight years the ratio of ther ages will be three to four .findtheir presentage

Mathematics
See more answers at brainly.com
At vero eos et accusamus et iusto odio dignissimos ducimus qui blanditiis praesentium voluptatum deleniti atque corrupti quos dolores et quas molestias excepturi sint occaecati cupiditate non provident, similique sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollitia animi, id est laborum et dolorum fuga. Et harum quidem rerum facilis est et expedita distinctio. Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime placeat facere possimus, omnis voluptas assumenda est, omnis dolor repellendus. Itaque earum rerum hic tenetur a sapiente delectus, ut aut reiciendis voluptatibus maiores alias consequatur aut perferendis doloribus asperiores repellat.

Get this expert

answer on brainly

SEE EXPERT ANSWER

Get your free account and access expert answers to this and thousands of other questions

hmmmm, so you want to turn this into a series of equations based on the rules outlined in the word problem. and then solve them.
so how can you write one of the equations given the first piece of information?
e.g. \[y = 2x/3\]

Not the answer you are looking for?

Search for more explanations.

Ask your own question

Other answers:

where y = younger, and x = older
but since there are two variables in this problem, you need a second equation to solve
(the two present ages are the two variables)
so we know in 8 years, that the ratio will actually be 3/4, not 2/3
so: y+8/x+8 = 3/4
now that you have two unknown variables (the present ages), and two equations, you can solve the problem by substituting the first (y=2x/3) into the second.
thank you :)
no problem!

Not the answer you are looking for?

Search for more explanations.

Ask your own question