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This is the word problem I have to solve. Tyler is twice as old as his son. ten years ago Tyler was three times as old as his son. How old are they? Must show work

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  1. anonymous
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    Let tyler's age be x, and his son's, y. Then relate different equations as a function of time.

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    let t = tyler's age let s = son's age t = 2s t - 10 = 3(s - 10) 2s - 10 = 3s - 3- s = 20 son is 20 tyler is 40

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    manderson do you use only 1 variable x or are you studying how to use 2 variables x and y?

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