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William is 12 years older than Ben. Nineteen years ago, William was 3 times as old as Ben.How old is Ben now?
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William is 12 years older than Ben. Nineteen years ago, William was 3 times as old as Ben.How old is Ben now?
 one year ago
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micahwood50Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Set up equations.\[W = B+12\]\[W19 = 3B  19\]Now solve for B.
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sws._.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so my equation would be B+1219=3B19?
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micahwood50Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Correct. I'm not sure if I am right, though. According to equations, Ben doesn't exist 19 years ago...
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micahwood50Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Bump your question to get more helps.
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FellowrootBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
you need to bump harder
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